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Kim Derry

Advisor – Special Projects

Retired Deputy Chief of Police, Toronto Police Service

Kim Derry retired as Deputy Chief of Police, Toronto Police Service in 2011. His 38-year career in law enforcement has carved a solid niche for his leadership role in several private corporations as well as non-profit and charity boards.

During his six years as Deputy Chief, Toronto Police, Kim was responsible for policing operations of all 17 uniform divisions.  He managed 4221 uniform and civilian personnel and was accountable for divisional policing budgets of 490 million dollars. He oversaw and led organizational reviews (OSSG, IMPART and 90-Day Review) for the command, preparing recommendations for the command and the board to initiate.

In 2010 he became the first non-U.S. citizen to lead the FBI’s National Academy Association, representing the largest association of law enforcement leaders in the world.  As president of the 18,000-member organization that spans 165 countries, he developed initiatives, such as the focus on human trafficking, that have changed the face of policing across the globe and affected the lives of people around the world.

Kim advises our Special Projects Team on procedures, protocols, and best-practices, as it relates to relevant ‘priority one’ engagements, including, human trafficking matters within North America and globally.