Toronto Police Service Seeks Input on Artificial Intelligence Procedures

At its public meeting on February 28, 2022, the Toronto Police Services Board (Board) approved the new Board Policy entitled “Use of Artificial Intelligence Technology.”

This Board Policy establishes governance for the use of new and/or enhanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, and for previously approved AI technology that will be used for novel purposes or circumstances.  Additionally, this policy establishes an assessment and accountability framework regarding the acquisition and use of AI technology. 

In response to this Board policy, the Service has drafted a procedure and associated appendix to provide Service members with a framework for the acquisition and use of AI technology.  This draft governance aims to use a measured approach to risk assessment, costs, and benefits related to the Service’s use of AI technology.

Members of the public are invited to comment on the draft procedure (download below) via email ([email protected]). Public comment will be available until December 23, 2022.

Artificial Intelligence Draft Procedure

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