Provincial Anti-Terrorism and Hate Crimes
The Section is mandated to conduct multi-jurisdictional strategic intelligence operations to proactively address terrorism and extremism in Ontario. Efforts are made to identify and monitor suspected terrorists, terrorist groups, and individuals suspected of providing logistical and financial support for terrorist operations in efforts of anticipating and preventing criminal acts.
Further, the Section provides investigative support to police agencies involved in terrorism related investigations. The Provincial Anti-Terrorism Section is also responsible for the Hate Crime / Extremism Unit that conducts strategic intelligence operations on matters involving hate propaganda, hate bias motivated crimes, and criminal extremism. The Section provides training to police agencies across the Province on all aspects of Terrorism and Extremism investigations.