Racial profiling and discrimination by Toronto Police Services (TPS) against the Black community has initiated a public interest inquiry by Ontario’s Human Rights Commission into the force’s activities and practices.
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By Hermione Wilson The Toronto Police’s new policy on carding doesn’t go far enough, says Kingsley Gilliam, a Black Action Defence Committee board member. “Nothing short of ceasing and desisting this practice will satisfy us,” Gilliam told Humber News. The Black Action Defence Committee filed a lawsuit against the Toronto Police Service with regards to their
By Michael Osei Tuesday marks Safer Internet Day to raise awareness about online safety, an initiative by organizations throughout the worldwide to protect children from online abuse and exploitation. Victor Kwong, media relations constable for the Toronto Police Service, said the initiative is led by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, and is supported by his
By Joshua Sherman Tweets and Facebook posts are playing an increasingly important role in Toronto police efforts to fight crime. In recent years a number of police divisions in the city have embraced social media as a way to get the word out about wanted suspects. “It’s the way of the future,” said 22 Division