Independent Police Oversight Reviewer Announces Public Consultations

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Justice Michael H. Tulloch, who was appointed by the Ontario government on April 29, 2016 to independently review police oversight bodies, has announced that he will hold a series of public meetings across the province to seek input into his recommendations.

Justice Tulloch is reviewing the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC).

Since his appointment, he has been holding consultations with various stakeholders and now will hold a series of 17 public meetings in addition to focused stakeholder meetings.

The first three public consultations will be held in Toronto. Subsequent consultations will be held across the province including the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Sault St. Marie, Kingston, Hamilton, London and Windsor.

The public consultations have been scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following dates and at the following locations:

September 14, 2016
Jamaican Canadian Association
995 Arrow Road
North York

September 15, 2016
Tropicana Community Services
1385 Huntingwood Drive
Scarborough

September 22, 2016
For Youth Initiative
1652 Keele Street
Toronto

The meetings are open to the public and to media.

Justice Tulloch is to deliver his Report by March 31, 2017.

Order in Council - http://www.policeoversightreview.ca/oicreview.pdf

Independent Police Oversight Review - www.policeoversightreview.ca

SOURCE Police Oversight Review

For further information: For all media inquiries, please contact Peter Rehak at Peter.Rehak@policeoversightreview.ca or 647-271-5639


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