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Areas of Expertise
  • Executive Leadership

  • Policing

  • Business Development


Toronto, ON

Office - Phone


Paul Cook

Business Development Consultant

Paul Cook is the President of Retired Badge Consulting Inc., and the lead of our Business Development Team at Investigative Solutions Network. He retired from the North Bay Police Service in 2016 after serving for 34.5 years, the last 12 as Chief of Police.

During his policing career Paul gained the reputation as a well respected, ethical police leader and community builder. He served on the Boards for both the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), including terms as CACP Vice President and OACP President. He continues to serve on several volunteer boards within his community.

Paul is currently the Chancellor of Nipissing University where he was awarded an Honourary Degree in 2016. He is an Honourary Colonel Emeritus for 51 Aerospace Control and Warning Squadron, 22 Wing, North Bay.

Paul is a proud graduate of Sheridan College, Canadore College and attended the FBI National Academy, 213th Session in 2003.

He was awarded the Police Exemplary Service Medal 2002 and Bar 2012, the Member of Order of Merit for Police Forces Medal 2009 and Officer of the Order of Merit for Police Forces Medal in 2013. He was also the recipient of the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

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