In its 20 year history, the SIU has often been the subject of controversy and scrutiny. As a result the Unit has undergone numerous external reviews and subsequent reports which examined issues of SIU - police co-operation, limited resources and operational effectiveness. In several cases these reports have played a significant role in shaping the organization today.
Ombudsman Report: Investigation into the Ministry of the Attorney General’s implementation of recommendations concerning reform of the Special Investigations Unit.
Director Ian Scott, responds to the release of the Ombudsman's Report on the SIU.
Patrick LeSage Report: Report regarding SIU Issues
SIU progress report in response to 2008 Ombudsman's Report.
Director James Cornish, welcomes the Ombudsman's report on the SIU in helping improve processes and to maintain public confidence and trust.
Ombudsman’s Report: Oversight Unseen: Investigation into the Special Investigations Unit’s operational effectiveness and credibility”
Adams II: Review Report on the Special Investigations Unit Reforms prepared for the Attorney General of Ontario by The Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C.
- Adams II: Review Report on the Special Investigations Unit Reforms prepared for the Attorney General of Ontario by The Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C.
Adams I: Consultation Report of the Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C. to the Attorney General and Solicitor General Concerning Police Cooperation with the Special Investigations Unit"
McLeod Report: A Report and Recommendations on Amendments to the Police Services Act Respecting Civilian Oversight of Police
Racism in Ontario: Report to the Premier by Stephen Lewis
Clare Lewis Report: The Task Force On Race Relations and Policing