Kate Lines

Kate Lines

Chair, Victim Justice Network

B.A., (retired) Former Chief Superintendent, Ontario Provincial Police

Kate Lines, (Retired 2010) Chief Superintendent, Investigation Support Bureau, Ontario Provincial Police was appointed the Chair of the Victim Justice Network in October 2014. Kate had a distinguished 33-year policing career with the OPP and became the first female Director of the Intelligence Bureau.

Kate received the Officer of the Order of Merit Medal, Queen’s Commission, International Association of Women Police Excellence in Performance Award, Ontario Women in Law Enforcement Excellence in Performance and Team Endeavours Award and Canadian Police Leadership Forum’s Police Leader of the Year award.

She recently released a bestselling book, Crime Seen, which recounts her remarkable career and stories about the courage of victims and their families.