Serving with the Toronto Police
Monday February 18, 2002
Age: 31 / 1 Child
In the early morning hours of Monday, February 18, 2002, a 42 Division scout car was involved in a motor vehicle collision on Brimley Road near Huntingwood Drive in Scarborough. Laura Ellis, a passenger in the car, 31 years, and a 5 year member of the Service was killed. Constable Ellis joined the Toronto Police Service in December 1996 and was appointed Constable in June 1997.
A second officer, Constable Ronald Tait, suffered a number of serious non-life threatening injuries. Constable Tait, 28 years, is a 6-year member of the Service.