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There is no question that the relationship between the Toronto Police Services (TPS) and the citizenry of Hogtown have been rocky of late.  Whether it is the controversial carding programme or allegations of police brutality and unnecessary use of force, many Torontonians have a jaded opinion of the men and women sworn to protect them. Clearly there have been incidents that have shown the TPS in a bad light and there is also a need for more dialogue

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Members of the Toronto Police Service's Emergency Task Force. The Toronto District School Board has posted a staff report on its Web site calling for the elimination of a programme that puts TPS officers in schools across the Greater Toronto Area. Sherurcij/Wikimedia Commons photo
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