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XLI LE-014 – Court Security




Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.15, as amended, ss. 31(1)(c), 137.

Adequacy & Effectiveness of Police Services, O. Reg. 3/99, s 16.

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

  1. The Chief of Police will establish a local court security committee, to serve in an advisory capacity to the Chief of Police, comprised of representatives, at minimum, from the police, Crown, judiciary, local bar, victim services/organizations and Courts Services - Ministry of the Attorney General;
  2. The Chief of Police will prepare a court security plan, in consultation with the local court security committee, that adequately addresses local needs and circumstances, and meets the statutory responsibilities set out in section 137 of the Police Services Act;
  3. The Chief of Police will establish procedures that address supervision and training, as related to court security; and
  4. The Chief of Police will ensure that court security personnel have the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this function.

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