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Peel police spend $9 million a year on its school resource officer (SRO) program, which puts armed police in schools, but community activists argue the program should end and the money better spent on mental health initiatives more

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Toronto Police Service

The case of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur highlights the thin line between crowdsourcing and retraumatization more

Culture

From cinema and visual art to city politics and education, Black Torontonians are taking the reins as agents of our own change more

Culture

The Tess Richey case reveals bias in police handling of murder investigations, but it’s cases involving Black men that expose the biggest disparities more

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Thousands of people are jailed in maximum security prisons across Canada without charges – and it’s all legal more

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Chris Rattan

Rexdale consultation into School Resource Officer Program hears of increases in arrests of students and newcomers being turned over to immigration officials more

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Kyle Ashley

Meet Kyle Ashley, a parking enforcement officer dedicated to keeping Toronto’s bike lanes car-free more

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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 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 more

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Alanna Rizza via The Eyeopener

Police chief Mark Saunders has promised a "thorough investigation" of police arrest and Tasering of man caught on cellphone camera, but it's doubtful there would have been without the video evidence more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

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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 more

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One of the year’s most important docs shows testosterone-charged small-town SWAT teams and security experts who take Minority Report seriously more

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

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Toronto Police

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

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Gerald Hannon

From the G20 to Black Lives Matter and the shooting death of Andrew Loku, cries for police accountability reverberate today more

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Michelle da Silva

Police Chief Saunders and city reps showcased a multitude of cannabis products at today's Project Claudia press conference, but they weren't able to demonstrate any harm that they've caused more

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Michael Hollett

"We have a large number of competing priorities" more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog

The manager of a Toronto medical marijuana shop recounts how 15 police officers “barged in” to confiscate cannabis more

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Cheol Joon Baek

And he doesn’t even have a badge more

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