The Thunder Bay Police Service provides assistance to accredited news media outlets and professional journalists.  We shall consider the following when determining to grant accreditation.

The applicant:

a) Is employed as a journalist by a news gathering organization;

b) Derives the majority of his or her income from employment as a journalist or participant in the news-gathering and dissemination process by a news gathering organization;

c) Possesses a diploma or degree in journalism;

d) Is a member of a Canadian or international media organization.

The news organization:

e) Has a business address and telephone number

f) Has a published policy regarding journalistic standards and ethics; and

g) Any other factor(s) considered to be relevant and material by the Thunder Bay Police Service.