Hervey Simard

Hervey Simard

Information Technology Supervisor
Victoria Police Department

Panel Title:
Law Enforcement

How is law enforcement using social media? What can be done to protect yourself from criminals online. These and other subjects will be explored during this panel.

Connect with Hervey:

@HerveySimard on TwitterVictoria Police Department on Facebook


Hervey Simard is the Information Technology Supervisor for the Victoria Police Department. He is responsible for the design and implementation of the first and cutting edge social media strategy and program for VicPD which has garnered national attention from police departments all over Canada.

His experience as an early pioneer of interactive marketing and PR has made him a highly sought after speaker to discuss social media strategies and new technologies, specifically as it relates the world of policing.

Hervey was the project leader for the 2008 and 2009 on-line Annual Report for VicPD which was recognized nationally as an innovative application in law enforcement and he inititated the 2010 Olympic Torch Run mass media communications plan using Twitter and Facebook to fan-out updates and general information during the first day of the run in Victoria.