Debra Frazer is Director General of Corporate Services for the Ottawa Police Service. As a member of Executive Command she reports directly to the Chief of Police and, with a staff of approximately 300, she is responsible for the functions of: human resources, employee relations, outreach and recruiting, financial services, materiel management, police facilities, and information technology and records.
Ms. Frazer’s team has launched many award winning new projects including: the Strategic Staffing Initiative; the Outreach Recruitment Project; the first and second OPS Census; the first community recruitment champions; the Attendance Enhancement Program, the implementation of the first electronic traffic ticketing system in Canada, “green fleet and anti-idling initiatives,” the development and construction of two new divisional buildings and a new Evidence Control Facility and the formulation of a 17 year Facilities Strategic Plan. Ms. Frazer is the Executive champion of two Service Initiative projects (the OPS organization wide transformation initiative) The Performance Management Framework as well as an Evidence Based Decision Making model. She is also overseeing the development and implementation of a 5 year information and technology roadmap.
Ms. Frazer has almost 30 years of financial and administrative experience in the police and municipal sectors.
She holds an Undergraduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Ms. Frazer is an active volunteer and currently serves as the past President of Family Services à la famille Ottawa. In the police community, she is the past-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer of the CACP Research Foundation. In September 2014 Ms. Frazer was invested as an Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces.