Inspector, South Police Division – 5/08 to Present
Captain Derbyshire began his career with the Philadelphia Police Department in 1986. Upon finishing the Police Academy he was assigned to the 25th Police District. He was promoted to Detective in 1990 and was assigned to East Detective Division. As a detective he also was assigned to Internal Affairs. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2000 and was assigned to the 5th Police District. As a Sergeant he also worked in the Training Bureau teaching at the Advanced Training Unit as well as the Police Academy. Captain Debyshire was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2005 and assigned to the 22nd District and South Detective Division. As a Lieutenant he also served as Department Advocate at the Police Board of Inquiry. After being promoted being promoted to Captain in 2010 he continued to serve as Department Advocate, then was assigned to the Narcotics Bureau in 2012.
He is a graduate of Holy Family College with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He lives in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia.