The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Childs as Deputy Director effective May 11, 2020.
“I look forward to leveraging Scott’s experience as we improve our services to Ontarians” – Stephen Leach, OIPRD Director.
Prior to joining the OIPRD as legal counsel, Mr. Childs was a prosecutor with Canada’s Department of Justice, and Ontario’s Ministry of Attorney General. Scott is a graduate of the University of Windsor law school, completed his articles at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1997. Mr. Childs has co-authored the last five editions of the Ontario Police Services Act, Fully Annotated, and is a frequent lecturer on police oversight, and criminal law.