Use of force in jails

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

Date: 06-11-2013

Investigation into the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services’ response to allegations of excessive use of force against inmates. 

Ombudsman's report: The Code

This investigation was launched August 16, 2011.
Report released June 11 2013. 
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Ontario correctional officers should see report as a chance to improve working conditions: Ombudsman
(Press release - June 20 2013)
Ontario must crack “code of silence” among correctional officers involved in use of excessive force: Ombudsman
(Press release - June 11 2013)

Facts and highlights
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Ombudsman's remarks
 (accessible PDF)
Ombudsman to investigate handling of excessive force in Ontario jails (Press release - August 16, 2011)

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