Professional Standards is a portion of Corporate Command. The unit is charged with the responsibility of promoting and supporting professionalism throughout the organization, which includes the practices, conduct, appearance, ethics & integrity of its members to strengthen public confidence, and co-operation within the community.
Accordingly, in addition to ensuring compliance with the Police Services Act of Ontario and the Toronto Police Service Governance and Procedures, Professional Standards, under the direction of the Staff Superintendent, is responsible for:
- managing the activities of the Professional Standards-Investigative Unit, the Professional Standards-Risk Management Unit and Legal Services
- administering the awards program for police officers, civilian members, members of the community, external organizations and other groups
- liasing with the Ontario Civilian Police Commission
- providing training to Service members and assisting with community education programs
to compliment a member
to make a complaint