Ontario direction to police on de-escalation
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Investigation into the direction provided to police by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services for de-escalating conflict situations. On the day the report was released, the Minister announced that all 22 recommendations were accepted and will be implemented.
Report released June 29, 2016.
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Ombudsman urges province to ensure police are trained in de-escalation
(Press release - June 29, 2016)
Ombudsman's remarks (June 29, 2016) (accessible PDF)
Facts and highlights (accessible PDF)
Watch Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services David Orazietti's response to the Ombudsman's report, in which he accepts all 22 recommendations: