Calgary, AB,

Chief Constable Mark Neufeld appointed as President of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police

This release is being sent out on behalf of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police.

The Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) is pleased to announce Chief Constable Mark Neufeld of the Calgary Police Service has been appointed as the new President of the AACP.

At the AACP Annual General Meeting that took place on Thursday, May 13, 2021, Edmonton Police Chief Dale McFee passed the torch and welcomed Chief Neufeld to the role during the virtual event.

“Thank you to all members of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police. It has been an honour to serve as President for the past two years,” says Chief McFee. “After completing my term, I will move into the function of Past President within the AACP and continue to support the new Executive Officers as we continue to progress policing excellence in Alberta.”

Under the leadership of Chief McFee, the association implemented several meaningful projects including advocating for amendments to the Police Act, creating an advisory committee within the AACP for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, introducing Clare’s Law province-wide and supporting frontline officers with enforcing the Public Health Act Framework across Alberta.

Chief Neufeld will continue to focus on collaboration across law enforcement agencies, community partners and Albertans to carry forward the mission of the association.

“I am honoured to accept the role as President of the AACP. I am thankful to Chief McFee for his leadership and resilience during his role as President,” says Chief Constable Mark Neufeld. “I am looking forward to working with the great police leaders in our province and coming together to advocate for initiatives that will help us improve the services we provide the community.” 

Chief Neufeld officially began his term as President on May 13, 2021 and will remain in the role for two years.

About the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police

The mission of the AACP is to provide the law enforcement leadership in Alberta and the opportunity to advocate and respond to challenges impacting policing through trust and legitimacy, transparency, and communication to strengthen community and police partnerships.