Director of the Service Chief Superintendent Kevin Leahy
Chief Superintendent Leahy joined the RCMP in 1992 and did general duty policing in both Prince Edward Island as well as Newfoundland and Labrador. In 2001, he was posted in New Brunswick where he was later made in charge of Operations for the Southern portion of the Acadian Peninsula, in Tracadie.
In 2005, Chief Superintendent Leahy was transferred to RCMP New Brunswick headquarters in Fredericton where he served as a Career Development and Resourcing Advisor. Shortly after, he was promoted to the rank of Inspector where he became the Career Development and Resourcing Officer for the Division. After several years leading the human resources department of the RCMP in New Brunswick, he was named the Officer in Charge of Major Crime Support Services, where he oversaw all specialized policing services provided by the RCMP in New Brunswick.
In 2017, Chief Superintendent Leahy was transferred to the RCMP National Headquarters in Ottawa, and assumed the role of Employee Management Relations Officer, where he was responsible for the oversight of Occupational Health and Safety, Professional Responsibility and the Respectful Workplace Program.
In 2019, he was named as the third Director of the Parliamentary Protective Service and promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent.
Chief Superintendent Leahy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Memorial University and a Certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of New Brunswick. He has also completed the Direction Program at the Canada School of Public Service.
Chief Superintendent Leahy, and his partner Yvonne, have four adult children and four grandchildren.