Deputy Police Chief
Deputy Chief Farquharson has been a member of the Peterborough Police Service since 1986. He has an extensive range of police experience and training and has held positions in every section of the Service over the past 32 years.
Deputy Chief Farquharson has extensive experience in Operations and Criminal Investigations, including a lengthy tour of duty in intelligence and illicit drug investigations. He is extremely interested in the challenges presented to policing and our communities involving issues of mental health and addictions. He is a police leader who believes we can always be better and that enforcement is simply one small part of a collaborative of community agencies and stakeholders working towards the best possible place to "live, work and play".
Deputy Chief Farquharson has received many accolades throughout his career, including the Lieutenant Governor's Medal of Bravery and being invested as a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.
Deputy Chief Farquharson is a graduate of Lakefield College School and Fleming College. He has taken course at Trent University and Carleton University and he graduated from the Rotman School of Management, Police Leadership Program through the University of Toronto.