The following decision is instructive in demonstrating that the Executive is not insulated from abusing authority. Checks and balances are in place, and the Ontario Civilian Police Commission will act when there are grounds to justify the enforcement of accountability among the top ranks. The Superior Court upholds the Commission's authority to invoke its mandate and investigate the Chief of Police of the Durham Regional Police Service for allegations of misconduct.
S. 25 Investigations by OCPC - Allegations of Misconduct by the Chief of Police - Martin vs. OCPC
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