Will police conference address conflicts with Black community?

By Tom Godfrey 28.09.2016

By TOM GODFREY Some residents are wondering if an international think-tank being hosted by Toronto Police next year will tackle the touchy situation of police and their dealings with members of the Black community and other visible minorities. Most of …

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Toronto Police want to be top employer for minorities – Report

By Admin 17.08.2016

By TOM GODFREY Toronto Police officials say they’re working hard to try and make the force a top employer of choice for members of Toronto’s diverse communities. The force, in its 2015 Annual Race and Ethnocultural Equity Report, said they …

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Incisive remarks

By Admin 11.05.2016

Dear Mr. Auguste: I read your comment on Toronto policing (Share, May 5, 2016) and I agree completely with your views. Back in 1972-1975 I spoke to the Toronto police on five occasions, attempting to alter how they were treating …

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Premier to release SIU report on death of Andrew Loku

By Admin 27.04.2016

By TOM GODFREY Members of the community may soon be getting some much-deserved answers into why a mentally challenged Andrew Loku was shot and killed by Toronto Police last year. A confidential report by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) into …

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Man claims he was profiled and beaten by Toronto cops

By Admin 10.02.2016

By TOM GODFREY The Ontario Human Rights Commission is seeking changes to Toronto Police street check guidelines after a North York man claims he was carded and then beaten by officers. Rohan Roberts, 42, who lived in the Jane St. …

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Request carding information, newspaper urges

By Admin 20.01.2016

By TOM GODFREY Members of the community who have had encounters with police are being urged to send away for information that Toronto or other police forces may have collected on them from carding or other street check activities. A …

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Report shows progress in community-police relationship

By Admin 13.01.2016

By TOM GODFREY Toronto Police say they’re making inroads in reaching out, recruiting and dealing with members of our diversified communities, according to a report on race relations. The 2014 annual Race and Ethnocultural Equity Policy report that reviews the …

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City of Toronto calls on cops to end status checks

By Admin 22.12.2015

By TOM GODFREY City Council has sided with anti-carding activists and passed a motion calling on Toronto Police to end the “status checks” of residents suspected of not having immigration status in Canada. A rally was held last week outside …

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