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It shows "terrible judgment," says lawyer Howard Morton Read more

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Zach Slootsky

"What a lot of us have come to discover since then is that for some communities in this city, it's G20 rules every day." Read more

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Mark Saunders sworn in as Toronto's new police chief Read more

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Who’s the smart money on? Here’s what we know Read more

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From Doug Ford rediscovering his family's Jewish roots to John Tory's denial of white privilege, it was an eventful year in political missteps Read more


A history of Toronto police board reformers being hounded, smeared and spied upon Read more

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Toronto Police Association's fight with reform-minded chair comes amidst negotiations for the force's new contract Read more

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Besides a very public internal feud over the McArthur case, questions are also emerging about the Toronto police’s handling of investigations into the cases of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and numerous coroner's inquests Read more



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Police unions are not opposed to doing away with carding, but want to hold onto the ability to stop and question people – even if they are not the subjects of a criminal investigation Read more


Constable Michael Theriault was off-duty and, as a Toronto cop, out of his jurisdiction when he confronted Dafonte Miller. Wouldn't the right course have been to call police? Read more

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Inquiry into the police shooting death of another Black man in crisis raises uncomfortable questions about racial bias and the weak systems of accountability that are in place when police get it wrong Read more



Joel Duff

If police want to build relationships with racialized communities, shouldn’t Toronto's police chief consider alternatives to armed police in our high schools? Read more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

Former chief Bill Blair was all for purging info collected on innocent people - most of them young Black men - during street checks, so why has Mark Saunders reneged? Read more



Michelle Da Silva

The chief has few answers on how police are abiding by the city's don't ask, don't tell policy on undocumented immigrants Read more

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Joel Duff

Like glossy pitch for miracle drug, Mark Saunders's action plan for modernizing policing is full of buzzwords but short on specifics Read more

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Part of John Tory's answer to rising policing costs is to give them less work and hand traffic duties over to TTC enforcement officers Read more

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Chief does aboutface on militaristic colour scheme for new police cruisers – raising more questions about his judgment Read more

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Why it can be a labyrinthine bureaucratic process Read more

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Are these devices really the answer to racial profiling or more about protecting cops? Read more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

We should be thankful to BLM-TO for facilitating the meeting. And yet I have to admit to feeling a sense of déjà vu Read more



Cheol Joon Baek

Neglect of our transit system is exacting a terrible toll on the public and riders are increasingly taking out their anger on each other Read more

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Ethan Eisenberg

If Mayor John Tory were truly serious about inclusion, he would demand that his handpicked chief of police – the city's first Black chief – get serious about dealing with the rotten history of police-minority relations Read more

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Yusra K. Ali

"Members of the community look to the inquest for this type of accountability because the agency charged with investigating police shooting deaths, the province's Special Investigations Unit (SIU), has historically failed to satisfy this need." Read more

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It's called the Police Services Act, and the province's efforts to reform the law will be tested in even bigger ways than carding Read more



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If the initial one-line announcement of his departure was odd, the superlatives in the Police Services Board's official statement were sarcastic praise for a man who was rejected for the chief's job Read more

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158 recommendations later, the force is still covering up for mishandling of people in distress Read more

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