Cal is a retired police sergeant who has worked with both the Vancouver Police Department and Delta Police Department. Cal’s resume is very impressive: during his time with the VPD, he patrolled on the mountain bike unit, did community policing in Gastown, worked on the Robert Pickton investigation, worked with Missing Persons, was the coroner’s liaison and worked at the Provincial Missing Person Center. Cal transferred to Delta Police in 2008 and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2011. While in Delta, Cal was in charge of community policing, school liaison, high-risk youth, mental health, and domestic violence. Cal’s last 3 years prior to retiring after 27 years of police service were focused on Emergency Planning and Community Events. Cal has been awarded several department citations for his work in policing, as well as being awarded the BC Medal of Valor and the Canadian Medal of Bravery.
Cal first connected with the White Hatter while he was in charge of the School Liaison Program with Delta Police and he formed a long-lasting relationship with The White Hatter Team. Cal is extremely passionate about youth safety and has always enjoyed working with youth. He was asked to work as part of the youth development team with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Cal chaired the Tour De Delta, a professional cycling event and part of BC Superweek, was a youth soccer coach throughout the years and is a part of the Delta Police Pipe Band.
Cal’s background is diverse and extensive, and his passion and energy are why he has been successful as a police officer. Cal is married to Whitney, a registered nurse who works with the BC Cancer Agency. They have 3 adult children and when he is not busy in the community, he enjoys watching soccer, getting to the gym, and spending time with friends.