THIS IS AN EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC MEETING OF THETORONTO POLICE SERVICES BOARD HELD ON FEBRUARY 16, 2012#P14.
AUDIT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE UNIT - AWARD
Chair Alok Mukherjee noted that the Institute of Internal Auditors recently recognized theToronto Police Service - Audit and Quality Assurance Unit for its superior work in the quality of internal audit work and processes and he read the following with respect to an award that waspresented to the Unit:
Institute of Internal Auditors - International External Quality Assessment Award
In 2007, the Toronto Police Service’s (Service) Audit and Quality Assurance Unit committed tofollowing the Institute of Internal International Auditors (IIA) Professional Practices Framework.In order to confirm adherence with this framework, an on-site visit of the Audit and QualityAssurance unit was conducted by an IIA-selected external independent validator, Mr. DonKirkendall.Mr. Kirkendall who was the former Inspector General for the U.S. Department of the Treasury,found that the Service’s Audit and Quality Assurance Unit achieved the highest level of conformity to the IIA Standards with respect to the quality of internal audit work and processes.In addition, six notable best practices that are embedded in Service’s internal audit processeswere highlighted.As a result of its independent review, the IIA has awarded a plaque to the Service’s Audit andQuality Assurance unit in recognition of its conformance to IIA Standards and successfulcompletion of the External Quality Assessment Process.I would like to congratulate Ms. Dana Styra, Manager, Audit and Quality Assurance and herteam for achieving this important recognition and award.
Ms. Dana Styra and members of the Audit and Quality Assurance Unit were in attendanceand were congratulated by the Board on this important achievement.