Edmonton Police Service Chief Dale McFee participates in a Coffee with the Chief media availability at EPS Headquarters in Edmonton, on Monday, May 6, 2019. Photo by Ian Kucerak/Postmedia
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The Edmonton Police Service’s chief has been appointed president of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police.In a news release Friday, the AACP said police Chief Dale McFee was appointed by the AACP at the spring meeting on Thursday, May 16. The position is a two-year term.“I have pretty big shoes to fill coming into the role of president,” said McFee in the release. “I’m looking forward to working with other leaders in policing and our partners, on issues of safety and wellbeing for our communities.”The AACP also appointed RCMP Deputy Commissioner Curtis Zablocki as vice president of the AACP.McFee also thanked former AACP president Mark Neufeld for his “commitment and leadership” during his term. Neufeld is now chief of the Calgary Police Service.The AACP provides law enforcement leaders of Alberta the opportunity to regularly meet in order to share criminal intelligence, emerging crime trends, and to discuss common public safety concerns and resolutions on any law enforcement-related matter impacting citizens across the province.