D/Insp Martin Graham - OPP THEORET HOMICIDES Martin was born and raised in the United Kingdom. He attended the London Hospital Medical College in London, England where he studied dentistry. He was a member of the London Metropolitan Police Force from 1989 through 1992 when he immigrated to Canada. In 1993 he joined the Ontario Provincial Police. He has served in a number of different roles within the OPP during his 29-year career; including, general patrol, criminal investigations, criminal and regulatory investigations into both legal and illegal gaming within Ontario; senior investigator for enterprise crime; polygraph examiner; Sergeant Major within Professional Standards Bureau, responsible for the co-ordination of all allegations of criminality and misconduct against sworn OPP members. Since July 2010 he has held the rank of Detective Inspector within the OPPs Criminal Investigation Branch where he is responsible for the management of the investigation into the most serious crimes both within Ontario and elsewhere as required. The presentation today is an investigation Martin became involved with as a Major Case Manager within CIB in 2018.
Inspector Hank Idsinga - Toronto PS, McArthur HOMICIDES Hank Idsinga has been a member of the Toronto Police Service since 1989. After 15 years of Divisional work, he was assigned to the Homicide Squad in 2005 as a Detective. In 2011 he was promoted to Detective Sergeant, and in 2018 he was promoted to Inspector in charge of the Homicide Squad. Inspector Idsinga is a two-time recipient of the Ontario Homicide Investigator’s Association (OHIA) “Mike Matthews” Award – “awarded to the homicide investigator who has displayed the courage, tenacity and compassion that are hallmarks of Mike Matthews’ legacy” He is a recipient of OHIA’s Major Case Management Award – “Presented to the individual, team or service that has exhibited outstanding innovation and achievement in case management in a homicide investigation”. He is a recipient of multiple teamwork commendations and awards. He has been recognized by Toronto Life magazine as one of Toronto’s “50 Most Influential People” in 2018 and 2021. He is a regular presenter at the Toronto Police College and numerous public educational institutions. He also regularly presents to Police Services around the world on his cases. Other Known Cases: R vs Mark Moore (2010-2011) – Convicted of four counts of First Degree Murder. R vs. Skeete (et al) – convicted of the First Degree murder of a Crown witness, Kenneth Mark He will be presenting on the "Investigation into Bruce McArthur - Serial Killer who targeted and killed 8 men from Toronto's Gay Village between 2010 - 2017".
Detective Michael CAVILLA (retired), M.O.M., B.A. Adam Young Homicide Detective Michael CAVILLA retired from the Calgary Police Service in April 2020 after 25 years of service. In the last 11 years of his career with Calgary Police, Detective CAVILLA was assigned to the Homicide Unit of the Major Crimes Section where he investigated over 300 homicides and suspicious deaths. In 2020, Detective CAVILLA received a Canadian National Policing Award, the Order of Merit of the Police Forces, for leadership and exceptional service to the police community and the citizens of Canada. In May 2021, Michael was hired by the Tsuut’ina Nation Police Service as the Investigative Coordinator where he currently mentors and assists the front-line police members with their criminal investigations. Michael, an avid soccer player and rodeo fan, is married with two young daughters and currently resides with his family in Calgary, Alberta.
Trish PACE – Calgary PS. Crime Analyst Adam Young Homicide Trish PACE has worked with CPS since Sept, 1998. PACE worked as a District Analyst for 4 years before spending a short time at the Criminal Intelligence Service of Alberta drafting the business proposal for what is now ALERT – a Provincial Joint Forces Organized Crime agency. Following this, she was assigned to Major Crimes - Homicide where she has been for 20 years. To date, PACE has provided analytical support in well over 100 homicide investigations, testified in an analytical capacity in over 20 murder trials and has used cell phone analysis to assist in the location of deceased individuals in 5 separate investigations. Just this month in an ongoing trial, PACE was declared an expert witness in QB court. PACE has a BA in Sociology / Psychology with a focus in Criminology. She has taken a number of courses in crime and intelligence analysis, criminal profiling, behavioral investigative analysis and cell phone analysis. She has attended a variety of courses in Canada and the US including seminars provided by the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit. PACE has developed a weeklong course in Telecommunications Analysis and has delivered this training to the Interpol Counterterrorism Analytical Team in Lyon France, Western Canadian RCMP analysts and in house to the CPS analysts. PACE has presented at a number of conferences and symposiums on various case studies as well as on analytical court testimony and telecommunications analysis.
Detective Mike Mavity #3079 - Peel Regional PS. Chickenland HOMICIDE Mike began his policing career in 2005. Currently he is assigned as a Detective in the Peel Regional Police Homicide Bureau. Mike has fulfilled all roles in the MCM triangle and has over seven years’ experience in the unit. He has participated in over 50 homicide investigations. As a Constable, Mike worked in the Gang Unit, Street Crime Unit, Neighbourhood Policing Unit, Homicide Bureau, and uniform patrol.
Det. Sgt. Phil King- Peel Regional PS. Chickenland HOMICIDE Phil King has 23 years of service with Peel Regional Police. Uniform Patrol (3 tours), Divisional criminal investigations bureau (2 tours), street crime gang unit (2 tours), Central Robbery Bureau, Homicide (3 tours), professional standards Currently assigned to homicide for the 3rd time.
Justice Marcella Henschel The Honourable Justice Marcella Henschel was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket, Ontario in October 2016 and is the Local Administrative Justice for York Region. Prior to her appointment, between 1994 and 2016, she was an Assistant Crown Attorney in Newmarket, Ontario and Crown Counsel at the Crown Law Office Criminal, Criminal. Ms. Henschel is a faculty member of the National Criminal Law Program. She is a former director of the OCAA search and seizure and wiretap courses, and a former co-chair of Education for the Ontario Court of Justice. She is a co-editor of “Assessing Dangerous: Guide to the Dangerous Offender Application Process”.
Lee-Anne McCallum – ACA Newmarket Lee-Anne McCallum is an Assistant Crown Attorney in Newmarket (York Region). She has worked in the Crown’s office for over 20 years, having started as an articling student after graduating from Queen’s Law School in 1992. Over the years LeeAnne has specialized in homicide prosecutions, child abuse, sexual and domestic violence, prosecutions involving the mentally disordered. She has been the Crown Lead for the YRP Hold Up Unit, the Lead of the Domestic Violence High Risk offender team and domestic violence court and was the Crown Lead of the YCJA court. She has spent her career working “in the trenches” of the OCJ and SCJ and particularly enjoys her work as an advisor to the police, the homicide unit and mentor to anyone who walks into her office seeking guidance.
Eric Neubauer - Criminal Defence Attorney Eric Neubauer is a litigator practicing in the areas of criminal, constitutional and regulatory law. Before joining the defence bar, he worked as Crown counsel for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Eric’s practice is wide-ranging, with a focus on defending complex cases, such as constitutional litigation, high-risk litigation, appellate advocacy and public interest litigation. Eric has also acted as intervening counsel on behalf of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Canadian Civil Liberties Association before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a member of the Executive of the Advocate’s Society’s Criminal Practice Group and a Toronto Board Member of the Criminal Lawyer’s Association, where he co-chairs the Technology Committee and Criminal Practice Committee. Eric teaches Trial Advocacy as a sessional instructor at Osgoode Hall Law School. As part of Eric’s public advocacy and pro bono work, he acts as counsel with the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal program at the Ontario Court of Appeal, and duty counsel for both the Summary Conviction Appeal Counsel program and Law Society of Ontario Tribunal.