TORONTO, March 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Justice Michael H. Tulloch today delivered to the Attorney General his report on reviewing Ontario's three bodies that oversee policing in the Province as well as his recommendations on how to enhance their transparency and accountability.
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).
The report will be released to the public on April 6, 2017.
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Justice Tulloch will present his recommendations followed by a statement by Attorney General Yasir Naqvi. Attorney General Naqvi and Independent Police Oversight Review counsel will be available to media following the press conference.
Note: Accredited 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: Peter.Rehak@policeoversightreview.ca
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More details will follow next week.
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 http://www.policeoversightreview.ca/
Order in Council - http://www.policeoversightreview.ca/orderincouncil.pdf
SOURCE Police Oversight Review
For further information: For Media Inquiries: Peter Rehak, 1.647.271.5639, Peter.Rehak@policeoversightreview.ca