15 Pilot Projects to Improve Police Response to Sexual Violence

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Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services

The government of Ontario is providing support for people who have experienced sexual assault through a program that builds partnerships between community and justice partners, front-line victim service providers and police services across the province.

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Fifteen two-year pilot projects have been selected that aims to provide a more compassionate, sensitive response when survivors of sexual violence come forward and report their experiences.

The projects aims to also enhance police investigative practices, with a goal of building stronger cases and improving justice system outcomes.