Category Archives: Police

Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail

The Globe & Mail’s Adrian Morrow interviewed me about the issue of gun violence in Toronto for this piece, “New attitude dismisses code of the street-gang world.” He quotes me on the role of police and a subject that was … Continue reading

Posted in CP Journalism, Guns, Police

Quebec confronts racial profiling

A report by Quebec’s Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (human rights commission) has brought the issue of racial profiling to the forefront of Quebec society. Calls for an investigation of community-police relations came … Continue reading

Posted in Police, Race

ISP surveillance a priority under Harper majority

Allowing police greater authority to compel customer information from Internet Service Providers (ISPs) without a warrant has been a centre-piece of criminal law enforcement reform under the Harper Government. While twin bills aimed to expand such powers died on the … Continue reading

Posted in Police, Technology

Another Canadian cop sentenced for violent attack

An RCMP officer who beat up a suspect he was releasing from custody received a conditional sentence Wednesday for an incident which occurred in September 2009, at the Lac La Biche, Alberta detachment. Sandboe claimed the assault on Andrew Clyburn, … Continue reading

Posted in Police, Sentencing