Gord Lefebvre | President
Gord became a
member of the IABPA in 2003. Since that time, he has attended many of the IABPA
training conferences and has delivered presentations as well as workshop
training. He has served as Vice President Region IV, prior to moving into the
Gord retired from the Ontario Provincial Police in December 2015 after 31 years of policing service. The last 21 years of his career were within the forensic identification program. He retired at the rank of Identification Staff Sergeant as Regional Manager for the O.P.P. East Region Forensic Identification Services. Gord was responsible for the delivery of forensic services from three deployed FIS units located at Belleville, Smiths Falls and Long Sault. He was also the BPA Program Manager overseeing the delivery of bloodstain pattern analysis within the area of O.P.P. jurisdiction.
Gord began his involvement in BPA with a basic course in 2000, following that he began a BPA understudy in 2002 and was certified as a BPA by the Ontario Police College in 2003. Since that time, Gord has contributed to several investigations involving bloodstain pattern analysis. He has qualified and offered expert evidence in many Canadian criminal court proceedings.
Gord is a strong advocate of training and has presented many lectures on BPA. He has had opportunities to present courses in Basic, Advanced and Math and Physic courses. His training experiences have included the Ontario and Canadian Police Colleges, visits to the Netherlands Forensic Institute, as well as to the Singapore Police Force, Forensic Division. He was a member of SWGSTAIN from 2010-2014 serving on the Quality Assurance subcommittee. Gord is also a member the International Association of Identification.