Search and Detention of Transgender People

DATE APPROVED

June 15, 2006

Minute No: P191/06

DATE(S) AMENDED

April 16, 2009

November 15, 2010

Minute No. P103/09

Minute No: P292/10

DATE REVIEWED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

REPORTING REQUIREMENT

Chief to report to Board annually.

Toronto Police Service - Annual Statistical Report.

LEGISLATION

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

DERIVATION

 

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that the Chief of Police will ensure that when dealing with transgender or transsexual individuals, officers will be sensitive to human rights, privacy issues and the stated preference as to gender identification of the individual being searched, and will use gender-appropriate pronouns, without jeopardizing officer safety and the need to search.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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