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Brandon Police Service Executive


Deputy Chief Wayne Balcaen - Support Services


Chief Balcaen is a lifetime resident of Brandon graduating from Crocus Plains High School in 1986. He continued his education, graduating from Lethbridge Community College - Criminal Justice Program in the spring of 1990 and graduated from the Executive Development in Policing through the Canadian Police College in June of 2012. Wayne was hired by the Brandon Police Service in the fall of 1990.

During his Career with the Police Service, Wayne has worked in Patrol, Community Policing, Vice/Intelligence, Criminal Investigations Unit and held various roles within the Support Services Sections. He was sworn in as Chief of Police on December 5, 2017.

Wayne is married and has two adult children both living in Brandon.



Deputy Chief Randy Lewis - Operations


Deputy Chief Randy Lewis was raised in a farming community in the south west part of Manitoba and moved to Brandon in 1987 to attend Brandon University. Upon graduation from Brandon University in 1992 Deputy Chief Lewis briefly worked in the private sector before beginning his policing career with the Brandon Police Service in 1994. Deputy Chief Lewis has worked in many areas of the Brandon Police Service throughout his career including Patrol, Criminal Investigations Unit, Traffic Unit, Community Support Unit, Tactical Response Unit and Firearms Training Unit. Deputy Chief Lewis was promoted to his current rank in February of 2016 and is in charge of Operations within the Brandon Police Service. Deputy Chief Lewis and his wife reside in Brandon and are the proud parents of three children.

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