The Commission affirms its commitment to the principle that all people have the right to live and work in an environment free of discrimination and harassment, and will use this as a guiding principle in dealing with all people. The Edmonton Police Commission will:
- implement hiring policies that promote equality within the Edmonton Police Commission and which ensure that all individuals are treated equally, and with respect and dignity, and in a manner which is wholly consistent with the protection of the fundamental rights as provided by law to all persons regarding individual rights and employment opportunities;
- develop and implement policies to ensure that the Edmonton Police Commission work environment is free of discrimination and harassment, and ensure that Commissioners and Commission employees treat the public in the same manner;
- ensure that all Commissioners and staff are made aware of these policies on commencement of their duties; and,
- establish and maintain a complaint investigation procedure in which all harassment and discrimination complaints are handled seriously, expeditiously and appropriately.
The Commission is also committed to ensuring that the above principles are implemented by the Edmonton Police Service. The Chief of Police is responsible for ensuring that the above are implemented by the Service.
September 17, 2015
November 30, 2007