Andrew Loku

Books

Remembering the Mentally Ill People of Colour Killed by Toronto Police

This is the state-sanctioned culling of the inferior “other.”
Tim Harper
Alok Mukherjee
3.29.18
column

Viral Black Death: To Watch or Not to Watch

The inner debate on the sharing of black death. It’s complicated.
Noel Ransome
7.11.17
Policing

Inquest rules police shooting of Andrew Loku a homicide

The non-binding recommendations also call on Toronto police to take anti-black racism exams
Tamara Khandaker
6.30.17
crime

Toronto cop who shot and killed Andrew Loku defends himself

Constable Andrew Doyle was officially identified by an inquest as the officer who fired the fatal shots
Tamara Khandaker
6.14.17
crime

Inquest into ‘kind, gentle man’ killed by cops begins in Toronto

Witnesses have said Loku posed no threat when he was fatally shot in 2015
Tamara Khandaker
6.5.17
column

Cartoons Can Give Kids the Wrong Impression About Cops

How an obscure 80s cartoon called C.O.P.S showed me the lies in law enforcement.
Noel Ransome
5.11.17
LGBT

Toronto Police Have Officially Been Banned From Marching in the Gay Pride Parade

Pride Toronto members voted to endorse the demands made by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Manisha Krishnan
1.18.17
News

Leaked Email Shows Kathleen Wynne Downplaying 'Systemic Racism' Comments to Cops

Wynne said her remarks refer to child welfare, graduation rates and incarceration, not policing.
Manisha Krishnan
4.11.16
News

What It’s Like to Be a Real-life Nightcrawler in Toronto

Brutal accidents, long hours, and little sleep. Very few photojournalists want to do what Victor Biro does on most nights.
Jake Kivanc
11.24.15
News

#Blacklivesmatter Protests Escalate in Toronto as Police Shooting Deaths Scrutinized

Meanwhile, VICE has obtained a leaked letter from Peel Police, who are angry about claims that they "tampered" with a knife at the scene of a police shooting.
Hilary Beaumont
7.28.15
column

Toronto’s Troubled Police Force is Becoming Even Less Accountable Under New Chief

The police are expecting us to trust in a broken and nearly immutable process.
Andray Domise
7.17.15
Stuff

Everything We Know (and Don't Know) About #DeadRaccoonTO

First off: What the hell, Norm Kelly?
Sierra Bein
7.10.15