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Toronto Police Service Officer Arrested



Broadcast time: 13:15
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Unit: Professional Standards
Phone: 416-808-2800

An officer has been arrested and criminally charged by the Toronto Police Service.

It is alleged:

- On October 4, 2018 a serving Toronto Police Officer was communicating, via a messaging app and telephone, with a man who was the alleged suspect in a York Regional Police drug investigation

- the man offered the officer a sum of money to provide confidential police information

- the officer subsequently provided the man with information

York Regional Police alerted the Toronto Police Service in October 2018 to the alleged conversations and messages. An investigation was immediately launched by our Professional Standards Unit.

That same month, October 2018, Detective Constable Bryan Correia, of Organized Crime Enforcement, was suspended from duty.

On Friday, November 12, 2021, Detective Constable Correia was arrested by the Toronto Police Service and criminally charged with:

1. Breach of Trust
2. Bribery (agree to accept bribe)

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Old City Hall.

He has also been charged under the Police Services Act with:

1. One count of Breach of Confidence
2. One count of Deceit
3. Two counts of Discreditable Conduct
4. Two counts of Neglect of Duty

Detective Constable Correia has 21 years of service and remains suspended with pay as per the Police Services Act.

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Gordon Broadhead, 41, of Halton Region, was arrested and criminally charged by the Toronto Police Service with:

1. Breach of Trust (counsel to commit)
2. Bribery (offer)

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11am., at Old City Hall.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2800, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


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Connie Osborne, Corporate Communications, for Inspector John Babiar, Professional Standards