December 9, 2020
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THE POLICE #5 – Toronto’s Finest
A Toronto police officer shoots and kills two Black men and is accused of beating another, all within a five-year span. He’s never found guilty of committing a crime. And he continues to rise through the ranks.   
Andréa Schmidt
Managing Editor, Podcasts
Jordan Cornish
Producer, COMMONS
Arshy Mann
Host & Producer, COMMONS

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A Toronto police officer shoots and kills two Black men and is accused of beating another, all within a five-year span. He’s never found guilty of committing a crime. And he continues to rise through the ranks.   

Featured in this episode: Bruce Livesey, Howard Morton, André Marin, Leora Shemesh 

 

To learn more:

“Above The Law” by Bruce Livesey in BuzzFeed News

“Defence lawyer alleges Toronto officers diverted 7 kilos of meth into her client’s car” by Betsy Powell in The Toronto Star

“Shank not guilty of manslaughter” in CBC News

Additional music from Audio Network

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