Independent Police Oversight Review report to be made public on Thursday, April 6, 2017

TORONTO, April 5, 2017 /CNW/ - The Report by the Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch on Ontario's three bodies that oversee policing in the Province as well as his recommendations on how to enhance their transparency and accountability will be made public on Thursday, April 6, 2017.

The three bodies are the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC).

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Justice Tulloch will present his recommendations. Following his remarks, counsel to the Review will be available briefly to answer questions from the media.

Attorney General Yasir Naqvi will speak following the brief news conference and will also be available to answer questions from the media.

The event will be webcast live and available on the Review's website

Note: Media will have the opportunity to review the final report before the public release from 11:30-1:15 pm. To register, please contact Peter Rehak:    


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About the Independent Police Oversight Review

Justice Tulloch was appointed to lead the Review on April 29, 2016 and was asked to deliver his report and recommendations no later than March 31, 2017.

In over seven months, he met with more than 1,500 individuals, held 17 public consultations and held more than 130 private meetings. The consultations were held throughout the province.

Public meetings were videotaped and are available on the Review's website

The Review also had a social media presence on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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For further information: For Media Inquiries: Peter Rehak, 1.416.992.0679,

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