Police Board to meet Friday September 28, 2018
TORONTO: The next scheduled meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board will take place on Friday September 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Auditorium, 40 College Street. Copies of the agenda are available on the Board’s website at www.tpsb.ca, from the Board office and limited copies will be available at the meeting.
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Items of interest include:
EXPANSION OF ENHANCED NEIGHBOURHOOD OFFICER PROGRAM
The Board will consider a report from the Chief regarding the expansion of the Enhanced Neighbourhood Officer Program in 2018. This report provides an overview of the expansion and includes information regarding locations, timelines and costs associated with the expansion of the program. As noted in the report, neighbourhoods selected for the enhanced program will align with the City of Toronto identified neighbourhoods and the eventual goal of the expansion of the enhanced program is to ensure that every one of the City of Toronto’s 140 identified neighbourhoods has embedded Neighbourhood Officers on a long-term deployment basis.
INTERIM REPORT – SHOTSPOTTER
The Board will consider an interim report from the Chief regarding implementation and oversight related to ShotSpotter Technology requested by the Board at its July 19, 2018 meeting. The report will provide some additional information that explains how the ShotSpotter Technology operates, the phases of implementation and the approach the Service will take to explore and address identified oversight issues. (Please note that this report was not available at the time of posting the agenda. It is anticipated that the report will be received and the agenda updated prior to the meeting. Please check for an update prior to the Board meeting.)
CITY COUNCIL ITEM – IMMEDIATE STEPS TO ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE
The Board will ask the Chief to provide an update regarding the City Council Motions pertaining to the Service as part of the Item “Immediate Steps to Address Gun Violence,” which were adopted by Council at its July 2018 meeting.
Contact: Sandy Murray