Police Attendance at Locations Occupied Solely by Women in a State of Partial or Complete Undress

DATE APPROVED

June 15, 2006

Minute No: P191/06

DATE(S) AMENDED

April 16, 2009

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P102/09

Minute No: P292/10

DATE REVIEWED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

REPORTING REQUIREMENT

Chief to report to Board annually

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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: 

  1. The Chief of Police will ensure that police officers in attendance at locations occupied solely by women in a state of partial or complete undress will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with human rights principles, giving consideration, in particular, to issues of gender sensitivity and women’s right to privacy; and 
  1. The Chief of Police will develop and maintain procedures and processes for the attendance of officers at locations occupied solely by women in a state of partial or complete undress, having regard to the principles as articulated in this policy.

 

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