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Oilers Entertainment Group Announce Additions of Galvin and Strang to Enterprise Security and Risk Management Department
(EDMONTON) - Oilers Entertainment Group
(OEG) announced the hiring of Kevin Galvin
as Senior Vice President, Enterprise Security and Risk Management
and Darcy Strang as Vice President, Security Operations Bureau today.
Galvin joins OEG from the Edmonton Police Service (EPS), holding numerous senior posts over a distinguished 28-year career.
He most recently served as Superintendent of the Downtown Division where he was responsible for the operational oversight and strategic planning for all community policing, frontline response, financial planning, Foot Patrol and the serious crimes investigation unit assigned to the Division.
and Strang will be responsible for developing internal and external policies and procedures related to OEG enterprise security and risk management practices.
"We are delighted to add Kevin
and Darcy to the OEG
This is a tremendous opportunity to be a part of something special in Edmonton and develop a people-centred approach to OEG's security and risk management portfolio," said Galvin
Galvin held numerous posts during his career at EPS including Superintendent, Operational Support Division leading the Police Communications Branch, Traffic Services Branch and Field Response Branch; Inspector, Policing Support Branch; Inspector, Seconded to the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit; Inspector, Organized Crime Branch; and Staff Sergeant, Disaster and Emergency Operations Section, amongst other postings.
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Kevin Galvin of the EPS Operation Support Division, which oversees police helicopter operations. Between January and end of March 2014, the average Air 1 response time has been 9.4 minutes, compared to 4 minutes during the same time in 2013.
Kevin Galvin, head of the ...
Kevin Galvin, head of the Edmonton Police Service's Co-ordinated Crime Unit.
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"There's a group of young people who get involved with a business process that they think is the MTV lifestyle and they are not prepared for the violent end of it," Galvin
Kevin Galvin, head of the ...
Kevin Galvin, head of the gang unit at the Edmonton Police Service, says officers started seeing central African refugees forming gangs about six years ago.
Historically, every new wave of immigrants has had problems with organized crime.Criminal elements tend to recruit within their own cultural communities.
In Edmonton's case, established central African groups in Eastern Canada have been found trying to set up branches here.They recruit as young as 15, and an increasing number of girls are getting involved as well, Galvin
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Kevin Galvin of the Edmonton Police Service's organized crime unit.
"Some of the frictions that you see in relationships there may ripple out here because they are all interconnected," Galvin
"We may see an increase in gang-related violence, we may see similar types of crimes being committed here that are now occurring in the Lower Mainland."Galvin
said intelligence reports shared by municipal police forces and the RCMP indicate there is growing friction between gangs over the lucrative illegal marijuana and cocaine markets.
Prices for high-grade pot known as B.C. bud, much of which is exported to the United States, have fallen to a point where competing criminal groups are fighting to maintain profits, he
Alberta's cash-rich booming economy has also created a huge demand for cocaine, much of which is brought in from B.C.
"This is a business issue that is erupting now," Galvin
In Edmonton alone more than 24 gangs are involved in the drug trade.
But there is a part of the gang life that is so discreet that it is very difficult for us to get in," Galvin