Mark Pugash

Views My Own

I Guess Toronto Police Just Don't Care About Evidence

New numbers point to racist weed arrests but why should the cops have to answer for that?
Manisha Krishnan
7.7.17
Weed

Toronto Police Call Out Weed Dispensaries As Money-Hungry, Criminal Organizations

Only a year to go to legalization…
Manisha Krishnan
6.15.17
News

Front-line Toronto Cops to get Military-Grade Assault Rifles

'Fucking ridiculous' is how one defence lawyer described the decision.
Manisha Krishnan
1.20.16
News

An Angry Crowd at a Toronto Liquor Store Tried to Stop a White Cop from Arresting a Young Black Man

The man was apparently "fidgety" and would not pull his hands from his pockets.
Jake Kivanc
12.2.15
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

The Ontario Government Is Banning Police Carding, but No Plan for Punishing Cops Announced

Advocates think ground-level, systematic change is still a long way off.
Manisha Krishnan
10.23.15
Stuff

The Mostly Terrible Things I Learned by Listening to Police Scanners for Six Months

As a scanner listener, you have the luxury of observing from a distance. There's a weird sort of disconnect.
Jackie Hong
3.20.15
News

Three Toronto Police Officers Have Been Charged with Gang Sexual Assault of a Colleague

The three officers charged with sexually assaulting a female parking enforcement officer have been arrested and released on bail.
Nick Rose
2.19.15
News

Three Toronto Police Officers Suspended Following Sexual Assault Complaint by Parking Officer

Three officers have been suspended following a parking enforcement officer's allegation of sexual assault, but so far, the force is conducting an internal investigation with no external oversight.
Nick Rose
2.9.15