Conducting Complaint and Misconduct Investigations Under Ontario’s Incoming
Community Safety and Policing Act

May 9, 2024 10:30am

Anitra Basant Sisavang
Executive Director
York Regional Police Services Board

Heather Mackay
Crown Counsel, Office of the Independent Police Review Director
Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Coming into effect for April 2024, the Community Safety and Policing Act, (2019) (CSPA), as part of the Comprehensive Ontario Police Services Act, (2019), will replace the current Police Services Act (PSA).

  • Conducting complaint and misconduct investigations under the new Act
  • Examining how discipline, suspension and independent adjudication will be handled under the new Act
  • What is considered “adequate and effective policing” under the new Act
  • Examining how the roles and responsibilities of the boards and chiefs are changing
  • Analysing anticipated changes in labour relations