Policy No: 02/00-7
Effective Date: July 26, 2000
Section 29 of the Adequacy Standards Regulation requires a police services board to have a policy on arrest. In addition, section 13(1)(j) requires the Chief of Police to establish procedures and processes in respect of arrest.
It is the policy of the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board with respect to arrest that the Chief of Police will:
establish procedures on arrest that require the compliance by members of the police service with the legal, constitutional and case law requirements relating to arrest; and
ensure that officers, and other members as appropriate, are kept informed of changes in the law relating to arrest.