Chief Armand La Barge (Retd.)

Chief Armand La Barge (Retired) was Chief of the York Regional Police and President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police.

Chief La Barge began his career with York Regional Police in 1973 and was appointed to the rank of Chief of Police on December 12, 2002. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree and is currently completing a Masters Degree at Trent University.

Chief La Barge was awarded the Police Exemplary Services Medal by His Excellency Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn in 1993, the Queens Golden Jubilee Medal by the Honourable David Tsubouchi in 2002, and the Exemplary Service First Bar by Her Excellency Governor General Adrienne Clarkson in 2004.