Deputy Chief Mark Dapat is a collaborative leader with extensive experience guiding Peel Regional Police’s vision of becoming a progressive police service in Canada. A life-long advocate of Peel’s diverse communities, Deputy Chief Dapat’s journey with the Peel Regional Police began in 1997 playing key roles in various areas of policing, including Front line policing, special enforcement and investigations and community safety and well-being.

Deputy Chief Dapat has been instrumental in implementing and integrating system transformational initiatives across the service through his work on the Community Safety and Well-Being Strategy.

He leads the Community Safety and Well-being Command pillar at Peel Regional Police and is responsible for recruiting, training, member wellness and community mobilization.

Mark represents the Peel Regional Police on several Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police committees, including the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Community Safety and Crime Prevention committee that he co-chairs. He is also a member of the Canadian Association of Chief’s of Police – Crime Prevention and Community Safety and Well-being Committee.