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David DouglasDavid Douglas is the Chief Officer of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia (CFSEU-BC)

David Douglas began his career in law enforcement in 1967 when he joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).After completing his recruit training in Regina he was posted to Manitoba. Between 1968/1971, Chief Douglas was involved in provincial policing duties in Whitemouth, Beausejour and Headingly.

In 1971, Chief Douglas was transferred to the Winnipeg Drug Section where he conducted domestic and international drug investigations.In 1977, he returned to provincial policing duties, commanding two RCMP Detachments at Sprague and Leaf Rapids. In 1980, he returned to drug enforcement as the commander of the Thompson Drug Section.In 1982, Chief Douglas was transferred back to the RCMP Winnipeg Drug Section as a Sergeant supervisor where he was responsible for directing major undercover operations and other drug enforcement initiatives at the international level.

In 1993, Chief Douglas was commissioned to the rank of Inspector and transferred to Toronto to command the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit. In that capacity, he directed worldwide enforcement projects targeted at major organized crime groups with investigators from the RCMP, the Ontario Provincial Police and three Toronto area police departments. These investigations involved such organized crime activities as international heroin trafficking, the manufacture and distribution of counterfeit credit cards, major frauds and theft, conspiracy to commit murder, extortion and proceeds of crime offences.

In 1996, Chief Douglas was transferred to London, Ontario where he commanded the London District Detachment of the RCMP.

In September 1999, he was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent and was transferred to Vancouver, B.C. where he became the National Organized Crime Officer for the Pacific Region.

In April 2000, Chief Officer Douglas assumed the position as head of the Organized Crime Agency of British Columbia.


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