Tim Keizer was born, raised and educated in Charlottetown, joining the Charlottetown Police Service in 1996 after attending the University of Prince Edward Island.
Since joining the police force, Keizer has performed many roles including work as a general patrol officer and time with the Street Crime Unit. Keizer was the first law enforcement officer on Prince Edward Island assigned to serve as a dedicated School Resource Officer embedded in an Island school. Keizer has served in that role for several years at Colonel Gray High School, working closely with students, parents and school staff.
For his community efforts, Keizer received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012, the 2016 Rotary Club of Hillsborough’s Vocational Service Award, and was named the 2017 Crime Stoppers Municipal Police Officer of the Year.
Keizer is currently President of the PEI Police Association, serves on the Executive of the Charlottetown Police Association, is a member of the Canadian Police Association, and sits on the board of Sober And Friendly Environment (S.A.F.E) which operates in downtown Charlottetown. Keizer worked the Drug Abuse Resistance and Education (D.A.R.E) program in city schools for more than 15 years and with the Healthy Me program now delivered in all grade 6 classrooms in the Charlottetown area.