Leadership

Executive Director Rick Robson:

Rick Robson is the Executive Director of the London Police Association. Rick is responsible for the day to day operations of the London Police Association and the development and execution of London Police Association goals, policies and objectives. During the collective bargaining process, Rick serves as the LPA’s primary negotiator, representing the interests of all members of the LPA.

Rick began his career in Sault Ste Marie with the Sault Ste Marie Police Service as the first member of his family to enter policing. Over the course of his 25 years in the policing profession, Rick has always been deeply involved with the association representing his fellow officers.   After moving to London in 2002, Rick continued his career in policing with the London Police Service, spending most of his career in the Uniformed Division, where he responded for calls for service and regularly interacted with the London community. Rick also gained experience in the Criminal Investigations Division when he worked in Major Crime Section investigating serious and violent crimes. Throughout Rick’s career with the London Police Service, he has been a fierce advocate for LPA members from his first election to the London Police Association in 2004, his election as President of the London Police Association in 2009 and in his current role as the Executive Director of the London Police Association.

Dave Gilmore, President of the London Police Association:

Dave Gilmore is the President of the London Police Association and presides over the London Police Association Board of Directors. Dave is responsible for oversight of the LPA and crafting the long-term strategic vision of the LPA.

Dave began his career with the London Police Service in 1990, hitting 30 years of service this year! Dave’s career has spanned across many different Divisions and Sections of the London Police Service but has been centered around the Uniformed and Criminal Investigations Divisions. Dave is a veteran investigator from his time spent in the General Investigations, Financial Crime, Major Crime Professional Standards and Street Crime. Dave was elected to the London Police Association in 2015 as the Supervisory Director and was elected President the following year.