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Policing in Canada: Issues for the 21st Century
By: The Honourable René J. Marin, CM, OMM, OOnt. Q.C., J.D., CD LLD
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This collection of essays reflects 20 years of policing experience in Canada and suggests a framework for the future. It records a selection of The Honourable René J. Marin's most eye-opening speeches delivered to police audiences in Canada and abroad, in which he takes an analytical, sympathetic and occasionally controversial look at matters which are uppermost in the minds of police officers across Canada. You'll find intuitive discussion on topical issues of interest to police such as:
  • Police accountability
  • Investigations of police behaviour
  • Professionalism and ethics in policing
  • Entrapment and informers
About the Author

The Honourable René J. Marin, CM, OMM, OOnt. Q.C., J.D., CD LLD, has served throughout his career in public service in various capacities, including judge, Deputy Solicitor General of Canada and chair of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee. He has chaired numerous inquiries, reviews and audits relating to policing and security, and consulted with the Organization of American States and civilian and/or police authorities on police accountability in Canada as well as in Italy, France, England, the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand and Belgium. He was the Canadian special advisor to Haiti on law and judicial reform.

In addition to being a lecturer in advanced criminal procedure at the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) of the University of Ottawa, Justice Marin has written and presented extensively. The first edition of Admissibility of Statements was produced for the Canadian Police College and has been used at the Ontario Police College, the British Columbia Police Institute and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy. He is also the author of Policing in Canada: Issues for the 21st Century (Canada Law Book), and has presented numerous papers to the Canadian Association of Police Chiefs, the Canadian Police Association and the International Association of Airport and Seaport Police.

Justice Marin is a member of the Order of Canada, an Officer of the Order of Military Merit, the Order of Ontario and a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Italy and Honourary Member of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police and the International Airport and Seaport Police. He is a founding member of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Museum and Honourary Chief of Police for Metro Toronto.