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XXXV LE-008 – Hate Propaganda




Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.15, as amended, s. 31(1)(c).

Adequacy & Effectiveness of Police Services, O. Reg. 3/99, s. 12(1)(h).

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that:

  1. The Chief of Police will develop and maintain procedures and processes that require that investigations into hate propaganda be undertaken and managed in accordance with the police service’s criminal investigation management plan;
  2. The Chief of Police will ensure that the unit dedicated to the investigation of hate/bias motived crime will be responsible for the investigation of hate propaganda occurrences;
  3. The Chief of Police will ensure that community organizations, school boards, victims' organizations, social services agencies, and the media are informed about the police service's procedures for investigating hate propaganda occurrences; and
  4. The Chief of Police will ensure that the police service works, where possible, with community organizations, school boards, victims’ organizations, and social service agencies to respond to hate propaganda occurrences and to counter the activities of organized hate groups in the community.

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