Police Involvement in Child Maltreatment Investigations in Ontario in 2018

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

William, Kineesha
Risidore, Jordan
Edwards, Travonne
King, Bryn


CWRP Information Sheet #212E. Toronto, ON: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal


The Ontario Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect 2018 (OIS-2018) is the sixth provincial study to examine the incidence of reported child maltreatment and the characteristics of children and families investigated by child welfare authorities in Ontario. This Information Sheet examines police involvement among investigations of maltreatment.