Detective Superintendent Deborah Wallace is Commander of the Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad, NSW Police Force. Deb joined the Cabramatta Local Area Command as a Detective in 1991.

Deb’s job was to engage newly arrived Vietnamese migrants and break down the walls of silence that existed within the community. Deb left Cabramatta in 1997 and returned in 2000 as a consultant to deal with the escalating drug crisis, before being appointed Crime Manager in April 2001. It was while in this position that Deb became a participant in The Cabramatta Project, a coordinating body responsible for the implementation of the NSW Government’s response to the 2001 Parliamentary Inquiry into Policing in Cabramatta. Deb helped implement the drug house legislation and move along legislation.