SOURCE: Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario

June 17, 2016 12:57 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Ontario Ombudsman to Release Report on the Province's Direction to Police on De-Escalation of Conflict Situations -- June 29

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 17, 2016) - Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé will release a report on his latest investigation on Wednesday, June 29 -- at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen's Park Media Studio.

The Ombudsman will deliver findings and recommendations on his Office's investigation into the direction provided by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to Ontario's police services for de-escalation of conflict situations. More information on this investigation can be found here: https://www.ombudsman.on.ca/Investigations/SORT-Investigations/In-Progress/Ontario-direction-to-police-on-de-escalation.aspx

Copies of the Ombudsman's report will be available to journalists in advance - under embargo until the news conference -- from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in Committee Room 2. Journalists who are not members of the Queen's Park Press Gallery are asked to report to Room 387A of the Legislative Building for passes, or call 416-325-7922.

The news conference will be streamed live and can be watched online at the Ombudsman's website, www.ombudsman.on.ca, where the full report and media materials will also be posted at 11 a.m. As well, live updates will be posted at the Ombudsman's Twitter account -- www.twitter.com/Ont_Ombudsman. Video of the news conference will be available immediately on the Ombudsman's website, and later on YouTube at www.youtube.com/ontarioombudsman.

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