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LXXI LE-044 – Youth 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. 12(1)(u). 

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 youth crime;
  2. The Chief of Police will work, where possible, with local school boards to develop programs for safe schools, including establishing protocols for investigating school-related occurrences; and
  3. The Chief will develop pre-charge diversion programs for youth and ensure that officers are trained to refer youth to these diversion programs where appropriate.

adequacy standards, law enforcement, investigation of crimes, vulnerable populations, children and youth