Steven Reesor, MBA CPP
(Deputy Chief, Toronto Police Service Rtd.)
Steven Reesor completed 30 years as a member of the Toronto Police Service. During his career he worked in numerous policing areas including Uniform Patrol, SWAT, Internal Audit and Homicide. He was the Director of the Toronto Police Service’s Internal Audit Unit where he managed a combination of police officers and civilian accountants who conducted value for money audits, compliance audits, financial audits and operational reviews on behalf of the Chief of Police and the Police Services Board. He spent the last nine years as a Deputy Chief of Police and while holding that rank was in charge of over 4,000 officers in Policing Operations. Upon retiring he spent two years as the Chief Security Officer for Magna International Inc., which is the world’s third largest automotive parts manufacturer. He was responsible for global corporate physical and information security programs. While at Magna he developed a security audit program and was directly involved in conducting security audits at 18 Magna facilities in Canada, U.S. and Mexico. He also developed an audit program to test manufacturing plants for compliance with the U.S. Customs C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) Program. He left Magna to start his own security firm, Harbour Group Security & Investigations Inc., which provides high quality protective, investigative and security consulting services. He holds both a BA and MBA. In 2007 he obtained his CPP (Certified Protection Professional) which signifies that he is Board certified in security management by the American Society of Industrial Security. In 2009 he was accredited as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Steven holds a “Top Secret” (Level III) Government of Canada Security Clearance. He is a member of a number of associations including the American Society of Industrial Security, International Security Managers Association, Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Council of Private Investigators of Ontario.