Inspector Michelle Tansey has been a member of the RCMP since 2002, becoming an Inspector in 2020.  She began her career as a Reserve Constable with the New Westminster Police Department, before joining the RCMP.  Her first posting was Coquitlam, where she worked in frontline policing, the Street Enforcement Unit and the Drug Section.  Michelle has held a variety of postings in the RCMP. She spent five years with IHIT, five years with E DIV Major Crimes on Project EPESETA, and four years with the Office of Investigative Standards and Practices (OISP). Upon promotion, she returned to IHIT where she is the Operations Support Officer and oversees an Investigative Team, Cold Case Team, Interview Team, Analyst Team, Media, Family Victim Liaison, File Coordination and Disclosure Team and Admin Team.

Michelle grew up in the Lower Mainland and has always known policing was her career path.