Tag: Law Enforcement/Policing

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Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario to investigate unauthorized use and disclosure of personal information by police

TORONTO, ON (May 9, 2018) – This week, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) became aware of two separate incidents involving potential privacy breaches by police services in Peel and Toronto. The first involved the alleged unauthorized disclosure of police...

News Release

- Published on May 9, 2018

CAPG Conference

Event - August 10, 2018, 8pm - 8pm
IPC Legal Counsel, Stephen McCammon, will be presenting as part of a discussion on unfounded sexual assault and what police board governance bodies need to know. For more information and to register, visit CAPG .

Guidance on the Use of Automated Licence Plate Recognition Systems by Police Services

This guidance document outlines the key obligations of police under privacy legislation in their use of ALPR systems and provides guidance, including best practices, on using these systems in a privacy-protective manner. It addresses the use of ALPR systems for public safety purposes, in particular


- Published on Jul 4, 2017

Best Practices for Automated Licence Plate Recognition Technologies

Automated licence plate recognition (ALPR) technologies can quickly capture and match large volumes of licence plate numbers to lists of plates stored in a database. Police services in Ontario use ALPR systems to match licence plates with lists of plates, such as stolen and expired plates and plates


- Published on Sep 21, 2016

Letter to Mr. Shafiq Qaadri, MPP - Re: Bill 113, the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015

Mr. Shafiq Qaadri, MPP Chair, Standing Committee on Justice Policy Re: Bill 113, the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015


- Published on Aug 11, 2016