Uniforms, Working Attire and Equipment

DATE APPROVED

October 18, 2007

Minute No: P332/07

DATE(S) AMENDED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

DATE REVIEWED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

REPORTING REQUIREMENT

 

LEGISLATION

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

General, O. Reg 268/10.

Adequacy & Effectiveness of Police Services, O. Reg. 3/99, s. 35.

DERIVATION

Rule 4.11.1 - 4.11.19 – Uniform, Equipment and Personal Equipment

Adequacy Standards Regulation – AI-010

(Board Minute No. P198/01)

 

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that the Chief of Police will develop procedures on the provision and use of standardized uniforms by the Toronto Police Service’s uniformed police officers and civilian members. 

Care and Control 

All articles of uniform and equipment necessary for the performance of duty will be provided by and remain the property of the Board.  

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that the Chief of Police will develop procedures for the management, care, control and storage of uniforms, clothing, property and equipment. 

Working Attire and Dress 

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

  1. The Chief of Police will establish a working attire that is professional and business-like for all Service members requiring uniforms, including volunteers; 
  1. The Chief of Police will determine the uniform of the day and standardized dress codes. The dress code will accommodate individuals and/or groups of individuals as may be required by the Ontario Human Rights Code or any other legal requirement; and
  1. The Chief of Police will consult with the Board prior to making any changes to the uniform, working attire or equipment of such significance or import as to alter the appearance of the uniform, working attire or equipment in the eyes of the community.

 

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