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LXIV LE-037 – Sudden Death and Found Human Remains




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

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

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

  1. The Chief of Police will develop and maintain procedures and processes for undertaking and managing investigations into sudden or unexplained deaths and found human remains be considered potential homicides, in accordance with the Service’s criminal investigation management plan;
  2. The Chief of Police will ensure that officers investigating sudden or unexplained death and found human remains occurrences have the knowledge, skills and abilities required; and
  3. Where an occurrence falls within the definition of a major case, the Chief of Police will ensure that officers comply with the procedures set out in the Ministry’s designated Ontario Major Case Management Manual.

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