Media Advisory - OIPRD to Release Report on OPP Practices for DNA Canvasses

TORONTO, July 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Ontario's Independent Police Review Director, Gerry McNeilly, will release his systemic review report on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) practices for requesting that individuals voluntarily provide DNA samples during criminal investigations.


Tuesday, July 12, 2016


10:30 a.m.


Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD)

655 Bay Street, 10th Floor

Toronto, ON


Members of the media and stakeholders will have an opportunity to review the report in the OIPRD boardrooms, between 9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – under embargo until the news conference.

The executive summary and the full report will be posted to the OIPRD website at 10:30 a.m.

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SOURCE Office of the Independent Police Review Director

For further information: Rosemary Parker, 416-314-4517,


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