Police looking for tips from Mohawk Institute survivors
The Six Nations Police Service (SNPS), Brantford Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) have established a toll-free tip line to assist an investigation into any potential deaths at the Mohawk Institute in Brantford where criminality is suspected.
Investigators want to hear from survivors of the Mohawk Institute, who have any information or witnessed any criminal acts that could have led to any deaths of children at the facility. Investigators are also interested in information about any missing children that attended the Mohawk Institute. If you have information, please share your story by calling the toll-free tip line, 1-888-523-8587.
The tip line is monitored 12 hours a day and calls will be returned within 24 hours. The tip line also includes information on 911 and crisis supports that are available, including the toll-free "Hope for Wellness Help Line" at 1-855-242-3310. Counselling and crisis intervention services are available at any time via online chat at www.hopeforwellness.ca.
The Multi-Jurisdiction Police Task Force is comprised of teams of investigators from the OPP, Six Nations Police Service and Brantford Police Service, with support from the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario (OCCO).
The services are working jointly to ensure a full and comprehensive investigation and that all the necessary resources are in place to conduct this complex and difficult investigation.