OTTAWA, April 1 /CNW/ - Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
Anti-Rackets Branch have charged a private security company following
an investigation into licencing offences contrary to the Private Security Investigation Services Act (PSISA).
The investigation found that Contemporary Security Canada (CSC) offered
to sell the service of providing security guards for the G8 and G20
Summits while it was not licenced to provide this service in
Ontario. The company was later granted a licence under the PSISA on
June 11, 2010.
The OPP investigation also found several violations by security guards
employed by CSC at the G8 Summit in Huntsville.
As a result of the investigation, the OPP has charged CSC with the
following offences, contrary to the PSISA:
Three counts of Offering to Provide Security Services While Not Licenced
One count of Employing an Unlicenced Security Guard
Two counts of Failing to Ensure that Security Guard Wears Proper Uniform
In addition, the OPP has charged 12 additional persons including
officials, employees and security guards of CSC with several offences
under the PSISA. Offences include:
Offering to Provide Security Services While Not Licenced
Being an Employee-Offering to Provide Security Services While Not
Failing to Produce a Licence
Working as Security Guard Without a Licence and
Fail To Wear Proper Uniform
Contemporary Security Canada has been summonsed to appear in Provincial
Offences Court at 100 Constellation Crescent, Ottawa on April 29, 2011.
The investigation is continuing.
SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police
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