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L LE-023 – Bail and Violent Crime




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 13(1)(k).

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that the Chief of Police will establish procedures and processes regarding bail and violent crime that address:

  1. Assessing opposing bail on the secondary grounds;
  2. Preparing the show cause report (bail hearing brief) which include, at a minimum, copies of:
    1. the 911 call, where available;
    2. any video evidence available; and
    3. the Canadian Police Information Centre file;
  3. Responding in a timely manner to follow-up requests for information from the Crown Attorney;
  4. Post-bail hearing notifications; and
  5. Breach of bail conditions.

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