Sexual Behaviours Clinic & Ottawa Police Services: Aiming for Zero

This session included information on the collaborative work being done between The Royal’s Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) and Ottawa Police Service’s High Risk Offender Unit (HROU).

Dr. Paul Fedoroff was the moderator and began the presentations with an overview of innovative work being done within the SBC and the common goals of the Clinic and the HROU.

Staff Sargent Dana Reynolds and Det. Mark Horton discussed the role of their team in the community based management of high risk sexual offenders.

More specifically they discussed the role of the Unit and common legal designations utilized for high risk sexual offenders.

Lisa Murphy, M.C.A. provided an overview of sex offender registries (SORs) and public notification and make comparisons between the approaches used in Canada and the United States.

A discussion period followed the panel presentations.

Dr. Paul Fedoroff, Director, Sexual Behaviours Clinic, Forensic Treatment Unit, The Royal Full Professor of Psychiatrist, University of Ottawa
Lisa Murphy, M.C.A., Sexual Behaviours Clinic Coordinator, Forensic Treatment Unit, The Royal
Staff Sergeant Dana Reynolds, Staff Sergeant, Ottawa Police Service - High Risk Offender Management Unit
Detective Mark Horton, Investigator, Ottawa Police Service - High Risk Offender Management Unit