News in Review The Killing of Sammy Yatim

News in Review The Killing of Sammy Yatim

Another police shooting in Toronto this past summer left 18-year-old Sammy Yatim dead on a city streetcar. His death became the rallying cry for people who say the police are too heavy handed.  The incident raises questions about how police forces deal with violent aggressors and whether or not more training is required to teach them how to deal with the mentally ill.

  • 2013
  • 00:17:07
  • 15-17
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October 2013
Police shootings -- Ontario -- Toronto [LCSH] Police -- In-service training [LCSH] Crisis intervention (Mental health services) [LCSH] Law -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Mental health [LCSH] Psychology [LCSH] Civics -- Study and teaching [LCSH]
Michael Serapio (Host), Natalie Kalata (Journalist), Ron Charles (Journalist), Ivy Cuervo (Journalist), Adrienne Arsenault (Journalist)
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