Mr. Michael Grozinski has more than 30 years of experience in the police services industry. Michael has extensive experience as a police supervisor, investigator and administrator, including more than 14 years at the Command level. His career spans positions within a number of bureaus and units including: uniform patrol; traffic unit; Morality and Vice Bureau; investigations of child abuse and youthful offenders (Sergeant in charge of this unit as well); Sergeant in charge of the Neighborhood Policing Unit; Bike and Traffic units; Detective in the Criminal Investigation Bureau (including secondments to the Homicide Bureau); Acting Detective Sergeant; Uniform Patrol Sergeant; Uniform Staff Sergeant in charge of a platoon and the Staff Sergeant in charge of the Career Development Bureau.
Michael was assigned at the Command level as a Duty Inspector (major incident response); Detective Inspector (major criminal investigations, as officer in charge); Inspector in charge of Operational Planning and Resources (research and development); Crime Analyst Bureau; Crime Prevention Bureau; Emergency Planning Bureau; Inspector in charge of Risk Management and Early Intervention Unit and Inspector in Corporate Services as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief.
Michael has approximately 10 years’ experience in conducting research on police related matters, including police efficiencies and cost saving initiatives. He has completed numerous major reports to the Chief and executive officers. Michael has also completed research reports and presentations to government, including the Police Services Board and Regional and Municipal government members. He has lectured to numerous organizations, including the Ontario Association of Law Enforcement Planners, police officers from China and India, at a police leadership conference in Toronto and to members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Michael has experience in change management in the areas of inclusion, leadership and accountability.
He has taught at both the Ontario Police College and Humber College in the areas of criminal offences; civil law; arrest; evidence; Diversity and Aboriginal Issues and the Canadian criminal justice system. Mr. Grozinski has been involved in numerous committees including being the Chair of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police conference hosted by the Peel Regional Police in 2001. This successful event was attended by more than 1,000 thousand delegates, sponsors and guests.
He developed policy and training for the Peel Regional Police to respond effectively to matters involving persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. He was appointed as Treasurer of the Peel Regional Police Senior Officers’ Association for two consecutive years and was a part-time prosecutor for disciplinary matters involving members of the Peel Regional Police.