Wess Dore graduated from Glendale High School in Tillsonburg in 1978 and joined the Wallaceburg Police Service in 1979 as a Dispatcher.
In 1982 he was hired as a police constable and graduated from the Ontario Police College in the spring of 1983.
He worked in a uniform capacity and then in the Criminal Investigations Branch until he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1989.
Wess supervised the uniformed officers until 1995 when he was promoted to the rank of Inspector.
In 1998, the Wallaceburg Police Service
amalgamated with other police services to form the Chatham-Kent Police Service
Since that time, Wess
has been in charge of the Administrative Support Branch, and currently, the Community Patrol Branch.