Inspector Ken Taylor ROPE, Bail & Parole, Fugitive Squad Unit Commander
The Provincial ROPE (Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement) Squad is a multi-agency, provincial team that locates and apprehends parolees unlawfully at large in the province of Ontario, as well as anyone who:
The ROPE Squad also assists other police services with locating and apprehending high-risk dangerous offenders.
With members located strategically throughout Ontario, the Squad has five operational teams comprised of representatives from the Ontario Provincial Police and 14 municipal and regional police services. To that end, the Toronto Police Service is represented by two Detectives and seven Detective Constables.
The investigations and apprehensions conducted by the Provincial ROPE Squad are an excellent example of crime prevention as well as proactive and intelligence-led policing strategies that enhance public safety.
The Bail and Parole mandate:
The Bail and Parole Enforcement Unit is located at 2440 Lawrence Avenue East, in the City of Toronto. We are adjacent to the TTC Kennedy Road LRT Station. We are not part of the Toronto Police Collision Reporting Centre and all inquiries regarding motor vehicle collisions should be directed to them at 416 808 4960 or by attending 39 Howden Road.
The hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 9:00pm. We are closed on weekends and statutory holidays. You can contact us by either calling our main number at 416-808-5700 or by emailing us at [email protected]
The Toronto Police Service is the only police service in Canada that has a unit dedicated and specializing in the Extradition Act along with the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act as a means to locate and apprehend persons wanted in other countries who have fled to Canada to avoid prosecution.
The Fugitive Squad mandate:
The Fugitive Squad works closely with the US Marshal Service (USMS), Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA), Interpol, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Homeland Security, the State Department, Europol along with local and provincial police services throughout Canada.
The Fugitive Squad would ask members of the public who believe they recognize a person wanted by law enforcement to take no action to apprehend these people and to report it in person or by phone to the nearest police division or detachment in your area or contact the following numbers:
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Bail and Parole 416 808 5700
ROPE 416 808 5900
Fugitive Squad 416 808 5930