Kevin Cyr is the Associate Director of Police Services at the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Most recently, he has served as a police officer in British Columbia, with a broad range of policing experience including operational roles in a variety of capacities and strategic management roles at senior levels. In 2018, he was awarded the British Columbia medal for Valorous Service for his actions in responding to an active shooter situation. Kevin completes his BSc from St. Francis Xavier University with first class honours in mathematics, and his Master’s of Law degree in criminal law and procedure from Osgoode Hall Law School. His particular areas of operational and academic interest include tactical operations, search, and seizure, and police culture. He has several academic articles published in various journals and continues to write in his spare time. Kevin presents at the Canadian Police College and the Justice Institute of British Columbia, and he is a faculty and advisory committee member of the Graduate Diploma in Law for Law Enforcement at Osgoode Professional Development.