Following over 28 years of policing experience at Vancouver Police Department, Chief Officer Suzanne Muir joined Transit Police in 2022, overseeing key areas that included the Operations Communications Centre, Explosive Detection Dog Team, Community Engagement Team, Targeted Mobile Enforcement Team, Finance, Human Resources, Recruitment and Training, Facilities and Fleet. Chief Muir also served as a Transit Police representative on the TransLink, CACP and BCACP Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committees.
Chief Muir joined the VPD in 1995, and gained diverse policing experience, having worked with the VPD Strike Force, the General Investigation Unit, Robbery, Assault and Arson Unit, Major Crime Section and Special Investigation Section. In 2015, she was promoted to Inspector and remained as the Officer-In-Charge of the Special Investigation Section, before transferring in 2017 to the Diversity, Inclusion and Indigenous Relations Section and Victim Services Unit. In 2021, she joined the Operations Division as a District Commander.
Chief Muir is the recipient of nine VPD Commendations, including three Chief Constable Commendations. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of British Columbia and is an inductee into the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.
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Deputy Anita Furlan joined the RCMP in 1997 where she held a variety of positions, including being part of the Border Integrity Team, the Integrated Gang Task Force, the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) – Organized Crime section, and the provincial Major Crime Section. In 2016, Anita was commissioned to the Inspector rank where she oversaw the Real Time Intelligence Centre-BC, and in 2018 to the rank of Superintendent as the RCMP Division Intelligence Officer.
Deputy Furlan holds a Bachelor in General Studies (Applied Studies) with Distinction from Athabasca University. She completed a Certificate in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion from the University of British Columbia in March 2023.
In 2012, Deputy Furlan received an Officer’s Certificate of Appreciation for her participation in the “It Gets Better Video” aimed at 2SLGBTQ+ youth. Deputy Furlan is a strong proponent of increasing the number of women in policing, specifically in the Executive ranks and has been on the Advisory Committee for BC Women In Law Enforcement (BCWLE) since its inception in 2019. She is also a member of Out on Patrol and is a proud member of the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
Deputy Furlan leads the Operations Division in the provision of primary response and crime prevention policing. In addition to Patrol Operations, she oversees Stakeholder Relations and Community Policing, the General Investigation Unit, the Intelligence Unit, the Operations Communication Centre and the Explosive Detection Dog Unit.
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Deputy Graham began his career with Transit Police in 2007 as a Recruit Constable where, upon graduation, he received the class Academic Award. From 2007 to 2011 he worked as a Constable in patrol, working throughout the entire transit system. In 2011, Deputy Graham was seconded to the Integrated Gang Task Force (IGTF) where he took part in multiple, multi-jurisdictional investigations involving high level gang related targets.
In 2013, Deputy Graham returned to Transit Police and worked as a detective, conducting complex investigations, before being promoted to Sergeant in 2015. While in this role, he was one of the founding members involved in the creation of our Union, the Transit Police Professional Association (TPPA). While with the TPPA he led all Collective Bargaining processes and was TPPA President from 2017 to 2021. Deputy Graham was also a Director for the British Columbia Police Unions (BCPA).
In 2018 Deputy Graham was promoted to Staff Sergeant and was seconded to the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) where he went on to lead the Uniform Gang Enforcement Team (UGET). In 2022, Deputy Graham was promoted to Inspector, Administrative Services and has recently been Acting Deputy Chief Officer, Administrative Services.
In his role, Deputy Graham oversees Finance, IT, HR, Information Management, Recruitment, Training, Facilities and Fleet.