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Deputy Chief Danny Aikman

Deputy Chief Danny Aikman

Special Training:

  • Numerous police and management related educational experiences including
  • the Police Leadership Program at the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.

 Deputy Chief Danny Aikman has served with the Cornwall Community Police Service for over 31 years in a variety of Operational and Administrative roles and was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police in 2003.

Deputy Chief Aikman was seconded to the Ontario Police College as a police recruit instructor for 2 years and upon his return to Cornwall he served as the Training Officer for several years. He was responsible for the implementation of Use of Force and Pistol Transition training for the Service. He coordinated the CCPS involvement in the Cornwall Public Inquiry examining the institutional response to allegations of Historical Sexual Assault in the Cornwall area.

Deputy Chief Aikman and his wife Connie have been married for 31 years and have 2 now adult children. In his spare time the D/C is an avid golfer and is a past President of the Cornwall Golf and Country Club.

The Deputy Chief has been involved in numerous volunteer activities over the course of his career including serving on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Maison Baldwin House and the United Way/Centraide of S.D.&G. In 2009 and 2010 the Deputy Chief chaired the Community Campaigns for the United Way/Centraide and each year exceeded their fund raising goals.

Deputy Chief Aikman is a member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police and has served on the Community Policing sub-committee as well as having chaired a working group on Sexual Assault and Child Abuse training for police officers in the Province of Ontario.

In 2011 Deputy Chief Aikman was invested in the Order of Merit for Police Forces by Governor General David Johnston. The Order of Merit of the Police Forces created in 2000, honours the leadership and exceptional service or distinctive merit displayed by the men and women of the Canadian Police Services, and recognizes their commitment to this country. The actual award itself is given for a lifelong commitment to policing and community development.

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