If your complaint was investigated by a police service and either unsubstantiated or substantiated less serious and you disagree with the decision, you may ask the OIPRD to review the decision.
You must request a review within 30 days of receiving the decision from the police service.
To request a review, you must complete and submit a Request a Review form.
On the Request a Review form, please include the following information:
Please remember to include your complaint number and sign the form. These materials are not to exceed 30 pages.
When the OIPRD receives your completed Request a Review form, we will send you a letter confirming we have received your request. The OIPRD will then contact the police service to tell them you have requested a review and give them a copy of your form.
Upon review of the findings, the Director may:
You may not request a review of an investigative finding if the OIPRD conducted the investigation.
If you wish to appeal the decision, you must bring an application for a judicial review to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.