James joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1965, and served in the Military Police until June 1970 with stints in the Air Defense Command in Canada and Germany. He then decided to move to civilian policing and joined the Peterborough Police Service in August 1973 and continued on as a constable in general investigations until he
joined the RCMP
In addition to his experience as an RCMP inspector who specialized in commercial crime, Mr. Popovic is a lawyer and has a master's degree in securities law. He also worked on a joint venture between the RCMP and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, set up in 1999 to co-operate and develop strategies to fight cross-border telemarketing frauds.
Steve was born in Ottawa. He attended Carleton University under the Reserve Officer University Training Plan (ROUTP) and was Commissioned an Officer in the Canadian Forces. Joined the Primary Reserves and held various contract positions with the Royal Canadian Army Service Corps ( RCASC Ottawa ON) and the Grey and Simcoe Foresters Infantry Regiment (G&SF Owen Sound ON) from 1969 to 1973. The positions included Security Officer, OIC Summer Student Training Programs, and Public Warning Officer, a Cold War Era position at CFB Borden.
Joined the RCMP
Memorable file - receiving temp appointment as a Justice of the Ontario Courts to hear evidence and take witness testimony in a Mutual Legal Aid Treaty (MLAT) request. A memorable M/EAP event was the honour of assisting with the repatriation of our members who died on UN Duty in Haiti when the country was hit by a devastating hurricane.
Following retirement in January 2011, I joined a Milton On Army Cadet Corps as a volunteer and was subsequently allowed to reapply for my Military Commission. I am currently a member of the Cadet Instructors Cadre, an element of the Primary Reserves, and an Officer Instructor with the 2990 Lorne Scots (Milton ON) RC Army CC.
Bob Lunney has served with the RCMP in Toronto, the Yukon and Ottawa, as Edmonton’s chief, Commissioner of Protection, Parks and Culture in his Winnipeg home town, and finally in Peel.
Additionally he served as the President of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and spent 12 years as a consultant in several countries.
Bob brings a huge toolkit to the job of Division Secretary and we are immensely grateful for his participation on the executive.
Bob Lunney doubles up his responsibilities for which we are most thankful.
Division Benefits Officer
Social Committee Chair