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Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years af

Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years after act passed An overhaul of Ontario’s 34-year-old law governing policing in the province is set to take effect next month, with its rules and regulations covering everything from oversight to discipline to more easily allowing the suspen...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 17, 2024 11:44 am
 
Forum: Policing the Police
Topic: Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years af
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years af

Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years after act passed New rules allow police chiefs to suspend officers without pay in some circumstances An overhaul of Ontario's 34-year-old law governing policing in the province is set to take effect next month, with its rules and regulations...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 17, 2024 11:42 am
 
Forum: Policing the Police
Topic: Overhaul of Ontario police law set to take effect 5 years af
Replies: 1
Views: 191

Ford government appointing more police officers as justices

JPs decide on bail and search warrant applications based largely on evidence obtained by police Ontario has seen a dramatic increase in the number of police officers appointed as justices of the peace since Attorney General Doug Downey tightened his control on the appointment process. A Trillium an...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 17, 2024 11:38 am
 
Forum: Policing the Police
Topic: Ford government appointing more police officers as justices
Replies: 0
Views: 80

SIU continuing investigation of fatal officer-involved shoot

SIU continuing investigation of fatal officer-involved shooting The province’s Special Investigations Unit is continuing its investigation into the death of a 26-year-old man and the serious injury suffered by a 76-year-old male bystander following an exchange of gunfire involving multiple Ontario ...
by Thomas
Tue Mar 12, 2024 5:51 pm
 
Forum: Special Investigations Unit
Topic: SIU probing fatal police-involved incident in northeastern O
Replies: 2
Views: 253

One man dead, bystander seriously injured in shooting involv

One man dead, bystander seriously injured in shooting involving OPP officers in northeastern Ontario: SIU The Special Investigative Unit (SIU) is investigating an exchange of gunfire involving multiple Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers that left one man dead and an innocent bystander serious...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 10, 2024 4:11 pm
 
Forum: Special Investigations Unit
Topic: SIU probing fatal police-involved incident in northeastern O
Replies: 2
Views: 253

SIU probing fatal police-involved incident in northeastern O

SIU probing fatal police-involved incident in northeastern Ontario The province’s Special Investigations Unit has launched an investigation into a police-involved incident in Latchford on Thursday that resulted in the death of one individual and the arrest of another. At approximately 5 p.m., offic...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 10, 2024 4:05 pm
 
Forum: Special Investigations Unit
Topic: SIU probing fatal police-involved incident in northeastern O
Replies: 2
Views: 253

SIU concludes investigation into death of Midland man bitten

SIU concludes investigation into death of Midland man bitten by police dog without laying charges The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has concluded its investigation into the death of a 45-year-old man in Midland who was bitten by a police dog last October, saying that the deployment of the canin...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 10, 2024 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Special Investigations Unit
Topic: Province's SIU clears OPP officer after man's death followin
Replies: 1
Views: 131

Province's SIU clears OPP officer after man's death followin

Province's SIU clears OPP officer after man's death following police dog bite The province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has cleared an OPP officer of any wrongdoing in connection to the death of a Midland man in November 2023. The SIU was called in to investigate the circumstances surroundin...
by Thomas
Sun Mar 10, 2024 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Special Investigations Unit
Topic: Province's SIU clears OPP officer after man's death followin
Replies: 1
Views: 131

'Breach of trust': Sentence for Orillia OPP officer now in j

'Breach of trust': Sentence for Orillia OPP officer now in judge's hands Crown attorney says Const. Bailey Nicholls' conduct was an 'absolute abuse of power' that has had a 'long-lasting impact' on the victim's life More than four years after an incident in downtown Orillia that spilled over into t...
by Thomas
Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:43 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Orillia OPP officer convicted of assaulting woman during arr
Replies: 8
Views: 4474

OPP officer guilty of assaulting a jail cell has sentencing

OPP officer guilty of assaulting a jail cell has sentencing hearing in Orillia PiPa News An Ontario Provincial Police officer guilty of assault causing bodily harm for choking and pinning a woman against jail cells four years ago arrived at the Orillia courthouse on Thursday for a sentencing hearin...
by Thomas
Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:41 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Orillia OPP officer convicted of assaulting woman during arr
Replies: 8
Views: 4474

‘The abuse of power… was terrifying’: Crown seeking up to 15

‘The abuse of power… was terrifying’: Crown seeking up to 15-month conditional sentence for Orillia OPP officer convicted of assault Const. Bailey Nicholls’ lawyer is arguing for discharge with probationary conditions or suspended sentence Const. Bailey Nicholls was convicted in October of assault ...
by Thomas
Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:40 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Orillia OPP officer convicted of assaulting woman during arr
Replies: 8
Views: 4474

Sentencing hearing in Orillia for OPP officer guilty of assa

An Ontario Provincial Police officer guilty of assault causing bodily harm for choking and pinning a woman against jail cell bars four years ago arrived at the Orillia courthouse on Thursday for a sentencing hearing. Security video released from inside a holding cell in 2019 showed the interaction b...
by Thomas
Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:36 am
 
Forum: Federal Statutes Violations
Topic: Orillia OPP officer convicted of assaulting woman during arr
Replies: 8
Views: 4474

Inquest into the Death of Leslie Hegedus Announced

Dr. Paul Dungey, Regional Supervising Coroner, East Region, Kingston Office, has announced that an inquest will be held into the death of Leslie Hegedus. Mr. Hegedus, 73 years old, died in the hospital on July 15, 2020, following an interaction with officers from the Ontario Provincial Police in Hal...
by Thomas
Tue Feb 27, 2024 12:01 pm
 
Forum: News
Topic: Inquest into the Death of Leslie Hegedus Announced
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Coroner's inquest scheduled to look into death of man while

Coroner's inquest scheduled to look into death of man while in OPP custody in Burk's Falls Inquest beginning Feb. 12 will examine 2019 death of Mark Smellie Dr. Joel Kirsh, regional supervising coroner, Central Region, Central East Office, announced in a Jan. 19 news release the date for the inques...
by Thomas
Sun Jan 28, 2024 4:37 pm
 
Forum: News
Topic: Coroner's inquest scheduled to look into death of man while
Replies: 0
Views: 631

Constitutional breaches by police in Canada

RIGHTS WRONGED A Torstar investigation of more than 600 cases reveals police are not often told when judges find they violated the Charter. Consequences for officers are rare. By Rachel Mendleson & Steve Buist June 9, 2022 Please follow the link below. The published content, in addition to text...
by Thomas
Sun Jan 28, 2024 4:17 pm
 
Forum: Stand Up for Your Rights
Topic: Constitutional breaches by police in Canada
Replies: 0
Views: 474
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