Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
Darryl T. Davies is an instructor in criminology and criminal justice at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University in Ottawa.
How many times do police officers have to be convicted under the Police Services Act of Ontario for discreditable conduct before they can be fired?
There are no easy answers to explain why a Toronto police officer shot a knife-wielding 18-year-old who posed no public threat nine times, but it does raise a red flag that something is seriously wrong with the way police deal with crisis situations.
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