RETIRED COMMISSIONER R. ARCHIE FERGUSON passed away on August 18, 2017.  Archie served at Kenora DHQ, Ignace, Sioux Lookout, and Simcoe Detachments, GHQ, Chief Inspector Criminal Investigations Branch, Staff Superintendent Criminal Intelligence Branch, Chief Superintendent, Assistant Commissioner Special Services Division and Deputy Commissioner Field Operations before retiring as Commissioner on January 31, 1988.
Archie is survived by his children, Heather, Pamela, Hugh, retired OPP Civilian Martha McDonald (Corporate Communications), son-in-law retired OPP Superintendent Stuart McDonald (Office of the Commissioner) and Granddaughter OPP Special Constable Jennifer Mullin (Queens Park). Archie is pre-deceased by his wife, Jean.