Tag: Ontario Special Investigations Unit

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TPS OFFICER FACES ATTEMPT MURDER CHARGE – Crown Hedges Bet on Forcillo

Let the games begin! Crown Prosecutors working with the Ontario Special Investigations Unit have opted to lay Attempt Murder charges against Toronto Police Constable James Forcillo. Forcillo currently stands charged with 2nd Degree Murder in connection with the shooting death of Sammy Yatim on July 27, 2013. In a Postmedia […]

ONTARIO SIU CLEARS DRPS OFFICER IN MACISAAC SHOOTING
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ONTARIO SIU CLEARS DRPS OFFICER IN MACISAAC SHOOTING

The Ontario SIU (Special Investigations Unit) has concluded the investigation into the controversial shooting of Michael MacIsaac. In a media release, Director of the SIU, Tony Loparco, indicated, “There are no reasonable grounds to charge a Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) Officer with a criminal offence in connection with the […]

Police & Deadly Force – Are Cops Hell Bent on Killing People?
POLICE USE OF FORCE

Police & Deadly Force – Are Cops Hell Bent on Killing People?

Police use of deadly force continues to be one of the most controversial and misunderstood aspects of modern Law Enforcement. Mainstream media accounts of these events are often inflammatory, inaccurate and irresponsible. Public sentiment is frequently built on the shaky foundations built by the press.  I’m still shocked by the number […]