Chief Constable Len Goerke joined the West Vancouver Police Department August 5, 2014 after a twenty-seven year career with the Abbotsford Police Department where he retired as Deputy Chief Constable. Len is the past President of the BC Association of Chiefs of Police. He has served as a sessional faculty member at the University of the Fraser Valley in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Chief Constable Goerke has completed the Executive Development Program at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of the Fraser Valley, as well as a Master of Arts degree from Royal Roads University. Len is active with the UFV Alumni Association, having served in several roles on the Board of Directors.
In 2013 Len was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, in April 2016 he was appointed by the Governor General as a Member of the Order of Merit of Police Forces.