Commanding Officer

Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert

Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert

Assistant Commissioner Jennifer Ebert assumed her role as the Commanding Officer of RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador on April 25, 2022.

She was born and raised in London, Ontario and joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1997. She has served in various locations and capacities in her 25-year policing career, with postings in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Alberta, Saskatchewan and, most recently, Prince Edward Island as Commanding Officer of the RCMP there.

In Alberta, she was posted to Hinton Detachment in General Duties and then to Edson Provincial General Investigation Section. She was promoted to the Major Crime Unit in Edmonton in 1998 and promoted to Wood Buffalo Detachment in 2011 as a Team Leader of Serious Crimes and Domestic Violence Units. While at Wood Buffalo, she was designated as an Accredited Team Commander. During her final two years at Wood Buffalo, she managed the Professional Standards and Administrative office and received the Queen's Jubilee Medal.

In 2014, Assistant Commissioner Ebert became the Officer in Charge of the Major Crimes Branch in Saskatchewan; during 2016 she also served as the Acting South District Commander.

She has an extensive background in Major Crimes including homicides, crimes against persons and sensitive investigations and was promoted to Superintendent in January 2017 in the role of Officer in Charge of Major Crimes Branch in Saskatchewan.

In the summer of 2017, Assistant Commissioner Ebert was promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent and was appointed as the Commanding Officer of RCMP Prince Edward Island.

A political science major in University, Assistant Commissioner Ebert holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from Lakehead University, a Police Leadership Certificate from Dalhousie University, a Professional Leadership Certificate from the University of Regina and a certificate in NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute NY, as well as other professional police leadership certificates from the Australian Institute of Police Management and Charles Stuart University.

She lives with her husband and youngest child in the community of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's and looks forward to enjoying the coastlines, trails and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Date modified: