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Reducing police shootings and the lessons of Const. Ken Lam | Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 10:55 AM | By Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner

Police shootings are perhaps more associated with the United States than with Canada. But on April 23, the police shooting story was about the Toronto police officer who did not shoot the suspect charged with multiple murders and attempted murders on Yonge Street in Toronto.

However, the results of a recent Google search on “police shootings Canada” provides a quick reminder that police shootings of civilians occur here as well as south of the border. Obviously, we are more concerned when the police shoot and kill...