2006 Awards
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City of Mississauga Awarded for Best Practices in Prosecutions

The City of Mississauga's Legal Services Prosecutions staff were acknowledged for receiving the Corporate Award of Merit and Recognition of Achievement from the Prosecutors' Association of Ontario.  The award was accepted by manager of prosecutions, Doug Meehan at the annual Prosecutors' Association Conference held in Muskoka September 2006.

The primary function of the prosecution unit is to conduct trials and appeals for charges laid by internal enforcement staff, Peel Regional Police and the Ontario Provincial Police.  In addition to these prosecutions the unit is responsible for preparing and providing witness subpoenas and disclosure for all charges they prosecute. The Prosecution unit handles a workload on a daily basis consisting of approximately 120 trials and 60 first attendance (resolution) meetings.

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