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Tip Line Launched to Support Brentford Residential School Joint Investigation – Hamilton | Nation World News

A joint police investigation seeks to hear from the survivors of the Mohawk Institute.

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Six Nations Police, Brantford Police and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have created a toll-free tip line for anyone who may have information about any criminal act that may have led to the death of children at a former residential school. is or can be seen.

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Investigators say they are interested in information about any missing children who attended the Brentford facility that operated from 1831 to 1970.

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Police services say they are working jointly with the support of the provincial coroner’s office to ensure they have all the necessary resources to conduct a “complex and difficult investigation”.

On-ground exploration of an estimated 500 acres of land attached to the former church-run, government-funded school began in November 2021.

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The tip line, 1-888-523-8587, is monitored 12 hours a day and investigators say calls will be returned within 24 hours. The tip line also includes information on 911 and available crisis support.

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The joint investigation is in response to a request received last July from survivors of the Mohawk Institute.

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