|2017 Hearing Officer Course|
The OACP Hearing Officer Committee in partnership with Georgian College is pleased to offer a five-day training course entitled Introduction to PSA Adjudication.
Course instruction includes:
There is a considerable review of the relevant legislation and case law as well as a mock police disciplinary tribunal hearing. Pre-course and post-course work are required.
Delegates are evaluated throughout the course including their pre-course assignments. To successfully complete this course, candidates must complete a post-course written assignment based course instruction and on a case study presented in a PSA Mock Tribunal Hearing Exercise as assessed by members of the OACP Hearing Officer Committee and course facilitators.
The legislative requirements to be a hearing officer are set out in section 94 (1) of the Police Services Act. Specifically, for this course, the rank of inspector or higher, and approved by the Chief of Police or Commissioner of the OPP.
Note: Candidates at the rank of Staff Sergeant may attend with written approval of the Chief of Police or Commissioner of the OPP, and approval of the OACP Hearing Officer Committee.
Candidates require a laptop computer and memory stick. Textbooks for the course and course materials are supplied as part of registration. Pre-course assignments will be e-mailed to course candidates on September 4, 2017.
Dress: Uniform or court attire