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Board Members: Training


May 1, 2000

Minute No: P156/00


February 22, 2001

November 15, 2010

October 19, 2023

Minute No: P44/01

Minute No: P292/10

Minute No: P2023-1019-3.0.


November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10


Annual report to Chair detailing all training completed by Board Members


Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.15, as amended, ss. 31(1)(c), (5).

Members of Police Services Board – Code of Conduct, O. Reg. 421/97.


It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that:

1.      Each new Board Member will participate in a mandatory training session;

2.      The training will, at a minimum, consist of:

    • Mandate of the Police Services Board;

    • Policy Making Role;

    • Code of Conduct;

    • Role of Board Office;

    • Board Meeting Procedures;

    • Labour Relations;

    • Overview of the Toronto Police Service, which includes discussion about internal and external stakeholders, including the Toronto Police Association and the Toronto Senior Officers’ Organization; and

    • All training mandated by the Ministry;

3.      Every new Board Member must complete this training within two months of the Member being appointed to the Board;

4.      If a Board Member does not successfully complete the mandatory training session within two months of the Member being appointed to the Board, the Executive Director will detail this in a report to the Board, which will determine what limitations, if any, may be imposed on the Board Members as a result;

5.      In addition to the mandatory training session, the Executive Director will develop, in consultation with the Chair, an annual training program to ensure Board Members are informed of matters of interest and relevance to the Board;

6.      Board Members will make every effort to participate in the annual training program sessions;

7.      The Executive Director will inform Board Members of ongoing, additional training opportunities, including, but not limited to, conferences and training sessions offered by the Ontario Association of Police Service Board (OAPSB) and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CAPG);

8.      Board Members are encouraged to take advantage of such opportunities where possible; and

9.      The Executive Director will track the participation of Board Members in the mandatory training, as well as any additional training opportunities, and report training participation annually to the Chair.


training, board administration