Prisoner Care And Control
Policy No: 02/00-18
Effective Date: July 26, 2000
Reviewed Date: 2010
Section 29 of the Adequacy Standards Regulation requires a police services board to have a policy on prisoner care and control. In addition, section 13(1)(l) requires the Chief of Police to establish procedures and processes in respect of prisoner care and control.
It is the policy of the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board with respect to prisoner care and control that the Chief of Police will:
establish procedures and processes for:
the care and control of prisoners, including effective monitoring; and
responding to an escape from police custody;
ensure that members involved in prisoner care and control have the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this function; and
following an escape or in-custody death, review the procedures, processes and practices of the police service for prisoner care and control and report back to the board.
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