Chief Constable Goerke retiring after 34 years in policing

Chief Len Goerke in uniform smiling




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Cst. Kevin Goodmurphy




West Vancouver - On Friday, Chief Constable Len Goerke will retire, after leading the West Vancouver Police for the past six and a half years and after 34 years in policing.

“I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve the communities of both West Vancouver and Xwemelch’stn Uxwumixw and I am retiring from policing knowing that the staff and leadership at the WVPD are prepared to provide the highest level of service into the future. Policing is a vocation; the passionate staff who make up the West Vancouver Police are dedicated to healthy and safe communities for all and an equitable bias free policing service for every person. They will no doubt continue to strive and thrive well after I am gone. Thank you to the communities we serve for your support, guidance and counsel.” – Chief Constable Len Goerke.

We wish Chief Goerke all the best in the next chapter of his life and we are thankful for his dedicated leadership and service to the members of the West Vancouver Police.