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Members of a Case Review Committee, consisting of the Calgary Police Service and several partnering agencies, have begun their investigation into reported sexual offences from the first three months of that were cleared without charges.

Of the reported cases of sexual offences in Calgary in January, February and March, the committee is investigating 89 cases where the allegations were determined to be unfounded or were cleared due to a lack of evidence or an unwillingness of the victim to participate in the investigation.

The committee approach follows the Philadelphia Model, a method adopted by the police department of the city in "Police stations calgary sexual health" inthat has proven successful. Sunny Marriner of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre and the provincial lead of case review in Ontario is also assisting with the five-day effort that was in its fourth day on Thursday.

She hopes the fact cases are being reviewed will provide victims of Police stations calgary sexual health offences with further assurance that their allegations will be invested fully should they choose to report them to police. I can tell you that obstacles that are occurring in Calgary might be very, very different than obstacles that they may experience in Whitehorse.

The Calgary Police Service has designated an officer as a Sexual Offence Coordinator to ensure all reported sexual offences are investigated properly and appropriately tracked. According to CPS officials, approximately 10 per cent of reported cases of sexual violence are determined to be unfounded.

In addition to Calgary, the implementation of the Philadelphia Model is currently being piloted in 11 other sites in Canada and is being funded by the federal government through 'Status of Women Canada'. Click here to comment on this poll.

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