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Sentencing - Homicide - Attempted murder - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment - Sentencing considerations - Aggravating factors - Mitigating factors - No previous record

Thursday, September 01, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Sentencing of Forcillo following his conviction for the attempted murder of Yatim. Forcillo was a police officer with three years of experience, trained to use his firearm in a lethal manner only in cases where a threat was imminent. He knew that a potential threat was not justification for using lethal force. Forcillo was one of the first three officers to respond to a call about an armed person on a streetcar. Forcillo positioned himself in front of Yatim, armed with a knife, pointed his gun,...