Special Victims Unit

Goals and Objectives

Protect and support children by conducting thorough investigations into allegations regarding child abuse, through full cooperation between the Peel Regional Police, the Children's Aid Society and the community.

  • promote public safety in the areas of child abuse and sexual assault.
  • identify and successfully prosecute offenders.
  • educate and increase public awareness of community concerns.
  • provide assistance and support to victims.

Role and Function

  • Investigate serious sexual assaults and the abuse of children.
  • Manage known sexual offenders.
  • Work with other community support groups to assist them in achieving their mandates as they pertain to the function of the Special Victims Unit.

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