Sammy Yatim: Gone in 60 seconds

Like the police-shooting deaths of young men in Ferguson, New York City and Chicago, the July 2013 killing of Sammy Yatim raises broader concerns about the impunity usually granted police when they use lethal force. Should the Toronto cop charged in Yatim’s death avoid conviction, it would surprise only those who haven’t discerned that ­police lives matter more than yours.

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