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FILE – People get exercise along the lakeshore path on Lake Ontario on a fall day during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Toronto police charge couple who allegedly did not quarantine then attended anti-mask rally

Public health guidelines require everyone coming from outside the country to quarantine for at least 14 days

 

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Speakers acknowledge criticism during police and peace officer memorial services

Smoke speakers defended police officers against recent criticism

 

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Girls Commissioner Michele Audette speaks during a press conference at the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak office in Winnipeg on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski

‘It is urgent:’ Commissioner calls for Indigenous bodies to oversee police

There are multiple recent stories about Indigenous people dying during encounters with police

 

A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
A police officer surveils protesters with binoculars during a protest on Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Police forces across Canada have already begun using technology to predict who may become involved in illegal activity or where crimes might take place, an expert group warned Tuesday as it called on the federal government to protect residents from the potential perils of such tactics. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Christian Monterrosa
A Canada flag flies beside an Nunavut flag in Iqaluit, Nunavut on July 31, 2019. The government of Nunavut is affirming its intention to create a civilian police oversight body after a recent review of a shooting death of an Inuit man. Territorial Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak says it’s a priority for her government to stop relying on other police forces to investigate actions of the RCMP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Nunavut moving to civilian police review following RCMP shooting report

Trust between Inuit and RCMP has been an issue for a long time

A Canada flag flies beside an Nunavut flag in Iqaluit, Nunavut on July 31, 2019. The government of Nunavut is affirming its intention to create a civilian police oversight body after a recent review of a shooting death of an Inuit man. Territorial Justice Minister Jeannie Ehaloak says it’s a priority for her government to stop relying on other police forces to investigate actions of the RCMP. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death

Prosecutor: No charges for officer in Michael Brown’s death
Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance

Off-duty Abbotsford, B.C., police officer dies after trying to stop disturbance
Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence

Ottawa police constable charged in death of Black man acted reasonably: defence
Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Ottawa Police have apologized for how they handled a 911 call about a Black man in a park, in a July 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘These kind of issues are out here’: New doc examines police violence in Calgary

‘These kind of issues are out here’: New doc examines police violence in Calgary

Adam Palmer, president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, said he would welcome civilian oversight bodies for incidents of death or serious harm in jurisdictions that don’t have them yet, in a July 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Provincial watchdog probes often don’t lead to charges against police

Civilian oversight agencies are relatively new

Adam Palmer, president of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, said he would welcome civilian oversight bodies for incidents of death or serious harm in jurisdictions that don’t have them yet, in a July 3, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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US officer resigns after photos, connected to death of black man in 2019, surface

Elijah McClain died, last summer, after police placed him in a chokehold

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Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman

Florida officer fired after bodycam shows him hitting woman
Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Studies show no consistent evidence body cameras reduce police violence

Calgary police say cameras hold police and the public accountable

Data is still emerging in Canada about the efficacy of body cameras on police officers, in a July 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death

Tucson police chief offers resignation after man’s death
Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service

Blair says feds will make First Nations policing an essential service
New Democrat MP Jack Harris has been pressing the public-safety committee to reconvene, in a June 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

MPs on public-safety committee to consider study of systemic police racism

New Democrats already call for RCMP budget review

New Democrat MP Jack Harris has been pressing the public-safety committee to reconvene, in a June 23, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Grieving mother of daughter shot dead by police says she wants justice

Grieving mother of daughter shot dead by police says she wants justice

Grieving mother of daughter shot dead by police says she wants justice

Grieving mother of daughter shot dead by police says she wants justice
A new survey shows a noticeable drop in the number who said they trusted the police somewhat or a lot in recent months, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Trust in police drops amid anti-racism protests, poll suggests

90 per cent in favour of body cameras for police

A new survey shows a noticeable drop in the number who said they trusted the police somewhat or a lot in recent months, in a June 16, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Police ‘woefully undertrained’ on using force, experts say

Police ‘woefully undertrained’ on using force, experts say

Police ‘woefully undertrained’ on using force, experts say

Police ‘woefully undertrained’ on using force, experts say