Tag: Toronto Police Service

Constable James Forcillo (CTV News)
EDITORIALS NATIONAL NEWS

Forcillo Jury Convicts on Attempt Murder – Focus Shifts to Mandatory Minimums

The verdict is in. Toronto Police Constable James Forcillo (32) has been found guilty of attempted murder in the 2013 shooting death of Sammy Yatim (18). He was found not guilty of charges of second degree murder and manslaughter. Forcillo pled not guilty to both charges at the start of […]

TORONTO POLICE SERVICE (FB)
LOCAL NEWS

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 […]

SAMMY YATIM (FACEBOOK)
POLICE USE OF FORCE

The Shooting of Sammy Yatim – Justified or Not?

The recent fatal shooting of Sammy Yatim (18) by a Toronto Police Officer has proven to be a highly controversial incident.  The tragic event was captured on cell phone video and has now gone viral.  Members of the viewing public have expressed outrage and have participated in several emotionally charged […]

Sergeant Ryan Russell (TPS Website)
EDITORIALS

NOT CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE – A Dangerous Finding

My heart breaks for Christine Russell widow of slain Toronto Police Sergeant Ryan Russell.  Russell was killed on January 12, 2012 by Richard Kachkar, a man with alleged mental health issues who went on a murderous rampage with a stolen snow plow.  Kachkar was charged with first degree murder but […]