LAO posts submission on Strategy for a Safer Ontario consultation
Published: September 1, 2016
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) made 27 recommendations for the development of the Strategy for a Safer Ontario, a new blueprint for policing.
LAO’s submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is based on its own understanding of the legal needs of vulnerable client groups. The submission focuses on:
- education and training programs for police service personnel
- diversion programs
- effectively engaging vulnerable communities
- transparency, governance and accountability