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John Middleton-Hope



John Middleton-Hope, DEC, BA, MCE has more than 26 years policing experience with two Alberta services culminating in his appointment as Chief of Police from 2002-2006. He has extensive experience in police ethics; community policing and problem-solving, leadership and police conduct management. He has published and presented on these topics to colleges and universities, police academies, police organizations and the public in Canada, the USA and Europe.

Middleton-Hope has more than 12 years experience in ethical decision making research, design and instruction of programs for police agencies and corporate clients and has delivered to more than 2,500 personnel. He has been recognized with the Chiefs Award of Excellence for developing ethics and early intervention programs for law enforcement and was the first Canadian recipient of the Herman Goldstein Excellence in Problem-Solving Award from the prestigious Police Executive Research Forum, a Washington DC based organization.

Middleton-Hope currently sits on the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Police Image and Ethics Committee, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Ethics Committee and the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration's (ILEA) Center for Ethics Advisory Committee.

Middleton-Hope owns and operates M-H Learning Opportunities with clients in the policing, government, university and corporate sectors in Canada and abroad. He holds a diploma in criminology, a baccalaureate in sociology and a master's degree in leadership and development. He is also a graduate of the Canadian Police College and FBI Academy executive development programs.

Updated February 23 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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