It's official.

Inspector Jeff Duggan's the new detachment commander in Kenora. Duggan has spent his whole career in the northwest.

The inspector has been acting in the position of detachment commander since March 9, but his official transfer date is May 7.

Duggan has been with the OPP for 17 years. He started his career in 1998 in the cadet program. Then, he was hired as a constable in 2002, before being posted to Grassy Narrows. 

He has also spent time in the crime unit as a detective constable from 2004 to 2010. In 2010, he was promoted to detective sergeant in Dryden. 

In 2012, he was transferred back to Kenora as a detective sergeant. In 2016, the inspector was promoted to the rank of staff sergeant at the Kenora detachment in charge of operations.

"We will continue to strengthen our communities and work in collaboration with our policing partners to enhance community safety and well-being in the Kenora area. I look forward to the opportunities that will be presented to me. I look forward to serving the residents of Kenora, where I have always called home, and the Ontario Provincial Police in my new role as the Kenora Detachment Commander," he said, as part of Friday's announcement.

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