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Media advisory,
Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m.,
Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street,
Toronto Police Service Hosts Domestic Homicides Conference

Broadcast time: 19:08
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Sex Crimes

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., in the auditorium of the Toronto Police College, 70 Birmingham Street, Inspector Dominic Sinopoli, Unit Commander of Sex Crimes, will open a one-day conference on domestic homicides called “The Ripple Effect.”

Held during Victims & Survivors of Crime Week, the conference will be attended by 140 people from various agencies, organizations and police services across Ontario, all dedicated to ending incidents of domestic violence.

The conference, open to the media, is intended to raise awareness and renew the discussion about domestic violence, domestic homicides and the impact on survivors.

Speakers include:

9 a.m., Dawn Novak – Dawn’s case study about her daughter, “A Constructive Analysis of the Murder of Natalie Novak,” is currently being used as a resource in the training of police officers

10:45 a.m., Marcia Campbell – Marcia is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children

1 p.m., Staff Sergeant Tam Bui – With six years of experience working in Homicide, Tam will speak about the domestic murder of Bridget Takyi in 2013

2:45 p.m., Dolly Mosher – Currently with the Halifax Regional Police Victim Services Unit, Dolly is the Chair & Co-Founder of Silent Witness Nova Scotia

To learn more about “The Ripple Effect” and the importance of reporting domestic violence, watch Make It Your Business.

Highlights of the conference will be posted on Twitter using #ReportDV

For more information, please contact Detective Ann-Marie Tupling, the Toronto Police Service’s Domestic Violence Coordinator, at 416-808-7330.

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Ann-Marie Tupling, Sex Crimes