Toronto cop sentenced to six years in teen's death gets bail
Constable James Forcillo is appealing his conviction of attempted murder after a judge on Thursday concluded that his use of force against teen Sammy Yatim was "unnecessary, unreasonable, and excessive" and "an egregious breach of trust."
Toronto cop sentenced to six years in jail in shooting death of teenager
Constable James Forcillo was found not guilty of second-degree murder but guilty of attempted murder in January after firing two volleys of shots at Sammy Yatim, who refused to obey his commands to drop a knife.
Mother of Teen Shot Dead Breaks Down in Court as Toronto Cop Fights for Leniency
Toronto cop James Forcillo was found not guilty of second-degree murder but guilty of attempted murder in January after he fired two volleys of shots at a knife-wielding Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar.
Sammy Yatim's Death Shook Toronto — Now the Cop Charged with Murder Is on Trial
The violent death of the 18-year-old in July of 2013 served as a catalyst for efforts to change the Toronto police’s use-of-force practices.
Three Toronto Police Officers Have Been Charged with Sexually Assaulting a Colleague
The three officers charged with sexually assaulting a female parking enforcement officer have been arrested and released on bail.