Tag: Law Enforcement/policing

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Guidance on the Use of Automated Licence Plate Recognition Systems by Police Services

This guidance document outlines the key obligations of police under privacy legislation in their use of ALPR systems and provides guidance, including best practices, on using these systems in a privacy-protective manner.  It addresses the use of ALPR systems for public safety purposes, in parti...

Date: Jul 04 2017   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Disclosure of Personal Information to Law Enforcement

Date: Nov 22 2018   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services on its Strategy for a Safer Ontario

Submission to the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services on its Strategy for a Safer Ontario Brian Beamish Commissioner April 29, 2016

Date: Apr 29 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Submission on Draft Street Checks Regulations

Submission from the IPC to the the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Commissioner offers recommendations on the draft regulation proposed on October 28, 2015, which seeks to regulate the practice of police street checks across the province.

Date: Dec 11 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Letter and Submission to the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, on Draft Street Checks Regulations

Letter and submission from the IPC to the the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Commissioner offers recommendations on the draft regulation proposed on October 28, 2015, which seeks to regulate the practice of police street checks across the provi...

Date: Dec 11 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Guidance for the Use of Body-Worn Cameras by Law Enforcement Authorities

This guidance document aims to identify some of the privacy considerations law enforcement authorities should take into account when deciding whether to outfit law enforcement officers with body-worn cameras. Published by the federal Privacy Commissioner and privacy and personal information prote...

Date: Feb 18 2015   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Yes, You Can. Dispelling the Myths About Sharing Information with Children’s Aid Societies

Common misunderstandings about privacy are frequently cited as reasons for not sharing information with a children’s aid society (CAS) about a child who may be at risk. In fact, Ontario law permits professionals working with children to share this information. To help professionals understand t...

Date: Jan 20 2016   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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IPC Submissions Regarding the Proposed Federal Identity Screening Regulations and the Interrelated Passenger Protect Program

Submissions regarding the proposed Identity Screening Regulations (“the Regulations”) and the interrelated Passenger Protect Program (“the Program”). Under the proposed Program, the Minister of Transport will have the power to list individuals as threats and bar them from flying; ai...

Date: Jan 15 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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Submissions to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Regarding Bill C-31 (An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Publc Service Employment Act)

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner provided its perspective on privacy protections in the handling of personal information in the context of election law reform, including information contained in voters’ dates of birth and government identification.

Date: May 17 2007   Type: Resource   Access: Both

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