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Why Toronto Police Go Easy on Cops Who Drive Drunk

But they could finally be taking a harder line against their own.
Stephen Spencer Davis
3.28.16
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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
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Toronto Police Chief Bragged About Monitoring Protesters and Anonymous Is Pissed

Even if Blair's spying strategy is legally defensible, it doesn't mean it's the type of police tactic that rings true ethically.
Patrick McGuire
3.19.15
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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
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Ottawa Police Are No Longer Searching for the Hackers Who Took Down Their Website

Ottawa police are no longer pursuing an investigation into the hackers who took down their website for a week earlier this month.
Judy Trinh
12.18.14
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The RCMP Just Bought Some Body-worn Cameras

The RCMP is following international policing trends and, in a pilot project, equipping some officers with cameras to record their every interaction.
Patrick McGuire
12.3.14
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Brisbane, Australia’s 2014 G20 Security Costs Were $500M Less than Toronto’s

According to a recent report from the Brisbane Times, Australia spent $100 million on security during their recent G20 summit, a figure which pales in comparison to Toronto's $929 million for the G8 and G20 of 2010.
Patrick McGuire
11.18.14
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Canadian Law Enforcement Is Sharing Questionable Mental Health Profiles with U.S. Customs

Canada maintains a database called the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) in which the private mental health information of Canadians is routinely entered into it—sometimes inaccurately. The database is accessible to branches of the US federal...
Muna Mire
4.29.14