TTC Special Constable Service is part of the Service Delivery Branch and reports to the Chief Service Officer.

The department is managed by the Head-Special Constable Service and is comprised of four sections: Transit Patrol, Fare Inspection, System Security, and Training and Administration. Special Constable Service is primarily responsible for:

  • Law enforcement activities to both the subway and surface transit network;
  • Overseeing the TTC’s Proof of Payment (POP) fare inspection on designated streetcar lines and interchange stations;
  • The System Security Program.

Being a Special Constable means :

  1. in relation to an offence under any other "Act or regulation", has the powers and obligations of a peace officer under ss. 495 to 497 of the Criminal Code and subsections 495(3) and 497(3) of that Act, apply to the Special Constable as if he/she is a peace officer,
  2. has the powers of a police officer for the purposes of ss. 16, and 17 of the Mental Health Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.7, as amended,
  3. has the powers of a police officer for the purposes of ss.31(5), 36(1), 47(1) and (1.1), and 48 of the Liquor Licence Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.19, as amended, and
  4. has the powers of a police officer for the purposes of ss. 9 of the Trespass to Property Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. T.21, as amended.

Last paragraph should read: Special Constables are also designated as Provincial Offences Officers for the purposes of enforcement of the Liquor License Act, Trespass to Property Act and TTC Bylaw No. 1.