McNeil, Robin

Title: Officer-in-Charge, Patrol Division
Organization: Halifax Regional Police
Home City: Halifax, NS
Study Tour: Saskatchewan


Robin currently oversees the Halifax Regional Police’s (HRP) uniformed operations, including all specialized teams. In his 29th year of policing, with extensive senior experience, his assignments have included progressive roles in patrol, investigations, training and administration. Internationally, Robin has served with HRP in Germany and has been seconded through the RCMP to Afghanistan and Ukraine. A lifelong volunteer, he is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Nova Scotia. He has earned a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Management from Athabasca University, has graduated from the FBI National Academy and the Master Class on Police Reform from the International Security Sector Advisory Team. He has been the recipient of a number of awards for his work domestically and internationally. Robin and his wife live in Halifax and are proud and fortunate to be the parents of two amazing children.


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