Civilian Policing Oversight Agencies and Contact Information
Police oversight plays a vital role in supporting public trust in police services, their officers and the services they provide.
If YOU have a complaint about local policing actions, you can register it in any of the following ways:
1. Visit or call the Detachment Commander at the OPP offices –
1913 Petawawa Blvd.
Phone - (613) 735-0188;
Discuss your concerns one- on -one with the purpose or arranging for a resolution when and where possible.
And / or
2. Contact the Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD)
email @ www.oiprd.on.ca
phone - 416-327-4965
This is an independent civilian oversight body - not staffed by police officers and no affiliation with any police service, reporting in an ‘arms-length’ relationship to the Ministry of the Attorney General.
- It is responsible for resolving complaints (e.g., misconduct complaints) made by members of the public
- It also reviews local police service decisions relating to public complaints at the request of complainants as well as issues of a systemic nature that give rise to complaints.
Director’s Report available at http://www.oiprd.on.ca/En/Pages/Home.aspx
And / or
3. Contact the Ontario Civilian Police Commission (OCPC) -
Suite 605, 250 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario- M7A 2T3- email : SLASTOinfo@ontario.ca
Toll free phone/ fax: 1-888-515-5005 / 1-888-311-7555
This is an independent civilian oversight body -
not staffed by police officers and no affiliation with any police service. It ...
- Conducts investigations and inquiries into the conduct of chiefs of police, police officers, special constables and members of Police Services Boards
- Hears appeals of police disciplinary penalties
- Determines adequacy of police budgets
- Approves the abolition of police forces
- Takes measures if a police force fails to comply with prescribed standards