Kal Dosanjh is a veteran officer with a law enforcemen agency. With over 15 years as a patrol officer, he recently transferred to the Domestic Violence Section as a detective. He also served on the Firearms Interdiction Team, Drug Squad, as an Undercover Operator, Acting Sargent on the riot squad and has also assisted on large scale investigations in various capacities.
The types of calls included homicides, robberies, serious assaults, in addition to dealing with violent drug dealers, gang members and individuals suffering from mental health issues. On account of the various types of dangerous calls he responded too, and his community work, he recieved several commendations. Kal also sits on various boards, which includes and has included:
SOAR Philanthropic Society, BC Human Rights Coalition, Odd Squad Productions Society, Sahara Services Society, Junior Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to serving as a positive role model for youth, Kal also promotes a healthy and fit lifestyle. He has competed internationally in the 2009 World Police Fire games, where he placed in the top 5 in the world for powerlifting. Kal strongly believes that engaging our youth in sports, will play a significant role in diverting them away from a life in gangs and drugs. To this end, he conceived and implemented a large scale soccer program for Downtown Eastside inner city youth, called the Police Athletic League Youth Soccer Tournament. The program has grown exponentially over the years, and this year took place in BC Place Stadium with approximately 1000 youth participating.
Kal has taken this message of helping our youth to all channels of media, which includes, t.v., newspapers, magazines and radios, in his attempt to connect with youth. This also includes his own show on fitness, aptly named “Desi Beasts”. Kal has run various sports projects for youth, in addition to being engaged with the community through various speaking engagements and public appearances.