Delta Police Executive Management Team
Deputy Chief Constable Norm Lipinski is an accomplished police leader who served with the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) before leaving at the rank of Deputy Chief and accepting a position as Assistant Commissioner with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). He was the District Officer in the LMD and the Criminal Operations Officer in E-Division for five years. Spending a great deal of his time in uniform and operations, Deputy Chief Lipinski was also the Deputy Chief in charge of Human Resources, Information Technology, Training, and Finance in the EPS.
Deputy Chief Lipinski has built a strong reputation as a credible and collaborative leader who is grounded in the philosophies of community policing and service to the public. He has a proven track record for progressive police practices, community engagement, and positive labour relations. A hallmark of his success has been the building of strong teams. Deputy Chief Lipinski has developed highly effective strategies that have played a major role in crime reduction and led organizational reviews in diverse areas of policing including use of force.
Among other awards, he has received the Officer Order of Merit (OOM) bestowed by the Governor General of Canada, Canadian Police Exemplary Medal, Alberta Law Enforcement Long Service Medal and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
Deputy Chief Lipinski holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree.