On April 1st, 2024, the new Community Safety & Policing Act (CSPA) will be coming into force. This Act will replace the current Police Services Act. For more information on the new Act, please view the following links for changes that are applicable to the Disciplinary Hearings Office:

The Disciplinary Hearings Office performs the duties of the Chief of Police for the purpose of conducting disciplinary Hearings pursuant to Part V of the Police Services Act (PSA) and in accordance with the Statutory Powers Procedure Act (SPPA).

Presided over by a Hearing Officer, the Tribunal is a forum where allegations of serious breaches of the Code of Conduct (Reg123/99 of the PSA) against police officers are adjudicated.  All parties, including the subject officer and public complainant, have the opportunity to present relevant evidence, and tender exhibits and submissions in support of their position.

Tribunal proceedings are open to the public unless a ruling has been made pursuant to exceptions provided for in section 9 of the SPPA, i.e. matters involving public security, intimate financial or personal matters. All proceedings are recorded verbatim and become part of the public record subject to the exceptions in the SPPA.

The Tribunal generally sits Monday to Friday commencing at 9 a.m. and there are limited spaces for the public to view the proceedings in person. Tribunal hearings can also be viewed via video conference.The tribunal schedule and links to the video conference are available by clicking the link below. Please note, pursuant to Court of Justice Act, the public cannot record the video conference or take screen shots of the proceedings.

Inquiries about the Tribunal’s decisions can be made by contacting Corporate Communications at 416-808-7100.

Tribunal Hearings Schedule & Decisions

Resources

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Forms

Tribunal Rules of Practice French

Tribunal Rules of Practice English

Request Form for Transcripts of Recorded Hearings

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Contact Disciplinary Hearings Office

416-808-7244
40 College St., Suite 213, Toronto, ON M5G 2J3
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Superintendent Shane Branton Disciplinary Hearings Officer

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