|A. Police prepared content
- Narrative prepared by investigators;
- Index of file content;
- Copy of information or indictment (or recommended charges);
- Synopsis of facts;
- Bail brief;
- Charge review sheet (where applicable);
- List of other potentially relevant info not included;
- List of exempt information and reasons.
|A. Police internal records
- Compensation claim sheets;
- Financial records;
- Internal correspondence;
- Source Debriefing reports.
|B. Police internal communications
- Faxes in and faxes out (to be vetted);
- Surveillance requests;
- Special O requests, Special I requests;
|B. Common law or statutory privilege
- Informant, agent:
- Informer identity;
- Conversations with informant;
- Conversations with UC agents.
- Crown work product;
- Analytical charts;
- Phone toll analysis.
- Legal opinions provided to police;
- National interests;
- National security;
- Official secret;
- Public interest section 37 CEA.
- Personal information;
- Criminal record & history;
- Statement (written, oral, audio, video, police notes, etc.);
- Assets information;
- Target profile package.
|C. Witness, victim, privacy protection
- Child exploitation image or statement (with conditions);
- Sensitive information that could put person at risk-protect witness;
- 3rd party privacy right – common law, constitutional, or statutory;
- Information given in confidence (e.g., Crime-stoppers);
- Third party records (O'Connor & s.278.1 CC);
- Database checks except relating to target or accused.
- Witness list including:
- occupation; and
- contact numbers (subject to prosecution discretion to delay, withhold or exclude).
- Witness Statements (written, oral, audio, video recorded).
- Willsay summaries.
- Important information relating to witnesses:
- prior inconsistent or recanted statements;
- particulars of promises, benefits, advantage;
- info supporting mental disorder;
- info bearing on reliability of ID;
- criminal record accused and co-accused;
- criminal history of accused;
- criminal records for other witnesses, (on request, if relevant to credibility);
- information bearing on reliability of I.D. evidence.
- Information not in possession of police;
- Clearly irrelevant
- Information from intelligence and security agencies
- Information revealing intelligence gathering methods
- Location of places or of person allowing use for surveillance
- Information that might facilitate other offences or hinder prevention
- Ongoing or future investigations
- Investigative techniques
|E. Witness notes, reports, drawings, etc.
- Drawings and accident reports;
- Expert statements, reports, notes, drawings;
- Medical records-notes; lab-forensic reports;
- DNA reports;
- Computer forensics reports;
- Certificates of analysis; (Health Canada disposition report);
- Police agent notes, debrief notes or transcripts, letter of agreement & details of consideration.
|E. Pejorative, prejudicial and extraneous
- Investigator’s personal opinion as to strength of case, credibility of witness, sentencing;
- Conjecture or speculation;
- Sarcastic and negative comments.
|F. Photographs or videos
- Police notebooks; and
- Police reports-occurrence, continuation, supplementary, update C237, surveillance
|F. Court ordered or statutory prohibition
- Information subject to sealing order
|G. Search warrants, special warrants
- Warrant and supporting material-(ITO unless sealed, report to judge, items seized;
- Detention orders;
- Photos or videos of site;
- Special warrants and supporting documents;
- Restraint orders.
- Wire transcripts,
- Recordings & summaries;
- Phone tolls;
- Phone toll subscriber info after vetted;
- Technical evidence to address hook-up;
- Transcriber; and
- Translator notes and statements.
- Doc and non-doc, copies and reports;
- Documentary (incl. financial, business records, ledgers, cheques, institution file notes, metadata & native file format for e-files);
- Real evidence;
- Seized property;
- Property subject to forfeiture (offence related property-proceeds of crime).
- Evidentiary and other served notices, e.g., CEA, CDSA; and
- Notices of Intention
- Video or audio statements, observations, crime scene;
- Other recordings (answering machines, security videos).
- Photo line-up and related I.D.
- Collected media reports;
- Press releases; and
- Collected news clippings.
|N. Examples of Potentially Relevant Information
- Investigative irregularities;
- Internal investigation;
- Excessive force;
- Difficult to locate witness;
- Tainted evidence;
- Witness subject to mental disorder;
- Offences committed by police during investigation;
- Loss of continuity; and
- Suspected Charter violation.