Woodstock Police Services Board Selects New Deputy Chief of Police
The Woodstock Police Services Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Novacich to the role of Deputy Chief of Police.
Deputy Chief Novacich is a 27-year veteran who has spent the last 14 years as a member of the Aylmer Police Service with the last 2 years serving as Deputy Chief.
Deputy Chief Novacich began his career as a Recruit Constable with the Woodstock Police, serving from 1995 to 2000. During his time with Woodstock Police, he served in frontline patrol and was a qualified scenes of crime officer. His career development post Woodstock provided the opportunity to serve in specialty units such as Use of Force Trainer, Firearms Officer and Tactical Team member.
Deputy Chief Novacich has been in a supervisory role since 2010 and has amassed extensive experience with all facets of a municipal policing administration including Human Resources, Professional Standards Investigation and the training and development of new officers.
“Woodstock Police set the foundation for the police officer I have become and I am extremely excited for this opportunity to return to help lead and mentor the current and future members of this great organization. With the progressive strategic path that has been set by the current administration, I look forward to adding my contributions and engaging with all stakeholders within the community.”
Deputy Chief Novacich is set to commence his duties as Woodstock’s Deputy Chief on July 18th to work alongside Chief of Police Rod Wilkinson and complete the leadership team within the Woodstock Police Service.