Are Canada's Police Services in Crisis?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Ever since George Floyd was killed by police officers in Minneapolis back in May of 2020, there's been a massive uptick in interest in how the police do their jobs. However, For former Toronto mayor John Sewell , reforming the police has been a mission for half a century. His latest book is ,Crisis in Canada's Policing: Why change is so hard, and how we can get real reform in our police forces,, and he's also coordinator of the Toronto Police Accountability Coalition. Joining him for a conversation on policing today, we invite Scott Blandford, assistant professor and Public Safety Programs Coordinator in Faculty of Human & Social Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University and a retired police officer; Frank Bergen, chief of Hamilton Police Service; and Nana Yanful, legal director of the Black Legal Action Centre.
Episode:
Is Change Possible Within Canada's Police Services?
Aired:
Nov 24, 2021
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