Deputy Chief Officer of Support Services
Deputy Chief Officer Barry Kross is a veteran police officer who joined Transit Police in 2011, after serving 25 years with the Vancouver Police Department (VPD). Barry held a wide variety of positions with the VPD developing experience in the areas of Human Resources, Training, Career Development, Operations, Emergency Response and Critical Incident Command.
Barry was instrumental in developing and rolling out the new Community Policing Model. This community focused model has optimized how Transit Police organize and deploy resources and has served to forge strong partnerships with jurisdictional police and community partners across the region. Barry also actively fosters a culture of integrity, professionalism, accountability, respect and teamwork via the Professional Standards Unit.
Barry is an avid supporter of Special Olympics BC (SOBC), is on the Law Enforcement Torch Run/SOBC Executive Council and is an annual participant of the run.
Transit Police Support Services includes Information Management, Recruiting & Training, Human Resources, Information Technology, Finance, and Facilities Management.