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Interview Guide: Star Story and Police Force

interview guide: The data had been obtained using an interview guide that included questions specifically targeting Muslims, according to Toronto Star. The RCMP stopped using the questionnaire after the Star brought it to the attention of the force's national headquarters. The move follows a Star story last month that highlighted the federal police force's line of questioning. The information, which includes operational files as well as any audio recordings on DVD, will be held in sealed envelopes for the two years the force is required to keep the information due to privacy legislation, the RCMP wrote. Those records will be permanently redacted from electronic databases, and sealed recordings will be retained for two years after its last use for an administrative purpose and then destroyed, the RCMP wrote in a statement to the Star. In total, the RCMP said it collected 5,438 files containing a completed questionnaire or references to one. ( As reported in the news.