Posts Filed Under: policing
A Chicago police station has been reimagined as a sprawling campus to be shared with residents. Will it actually help heal the police-public rift?
Recorded shootings are on the rise, but homicides are down. We examine how crime statistics are presented, and why they shouldn’t always be taken at face value.
Five years after the protests that saw over 1,000 Torontonians arrested, a delayed police conviction offers a poignant salve for a lingering scar.
Yesterday, Black Lives Matter took over Allen Road to share their message, and some people chose to focus on their tactics.
Paul Godfrey battles the menace of rowdy teens at drive-in restaurants in mid-1960s suburbia.
While the Police Services Board didn't end carding, yesterday it took its first meaningful steps towards reform this term.
We take a look at carding's current status, and what it will take to end the controversial police practice.
Asked about carding and which community members he listens to, the mayor offers his defence.
The mayor has vowed to end carding, there are important lessons to learn from the debate about how and to whom we listen.
The mayor has changed his position on carding, the controversial police practice, in a Sunday press conference.
His response to carding, the Gardiner, and the Scarborough subway reminds us who John Tory is. And it doesn't bode well for City Hall.
The mayor meets with a newly formed anti-carding group, says that he understands concerns better since he continued the status quo in April.
While the school board accepted all 33 recommendations, funding questions remain to see whether they will be implemented.
As Toronto police launch their body-camera pilot project this week, the initiative comes with its own set of concerns.
Before people bring up the idea of "playing the race card" in the debate over policing, we must first consider the history and context of what that means.
Torontoist Glad Hand is 's weekly political cartoon, created by Brett Lamb.
Deputy chief becomes first black police chief in Toronto history.
Officers have yet to explain why they stopped a young man whom they eventually charged with assault.