Frank Iacobucci

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Name: Frank Iacobucci
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Are taxpayers ready to pay for more humane policing?

Two things I know to be true. Sadly, these two truths clash. In fact, these truths loathe each other.My first truth is that if police are to make more widespread use of Tasers (officially known as conducted energy weapons), some type of audio-visual recording ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Speaker's Corner: Time for action on police use of force

Throughout most of recorded time, society has given precious little thought or consideration to the way police responding to delicate situations confront, assist, herd or frighten people who have a mental illness.Suddenly, with the release of the recent ... [Published Law Times - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Iacobucci recommendations a good start

Re: ‘Zero deaths a worthy target,’ Editorial July 25Re: The Iacobucci report’s unwise colour-blindness, Opinion July 30‘Zero deaths a worthy target,’ Editorial July 25We commend former Supreme Court judge Frank Iacobucci on recommendations in his thoughtful ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 6 reports

In hiring new Toronto police chief, board may look beyond the usual suspects

zoomThe Toronto police board is open to breaking with tradition and hiring a chief from outside, chair Alok Mukherjee indicated while discussing the civilian body’s decision not to renew Chief Bill Blair’s contract.“I don’t think the board will foreclose ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Tasers not the solution

The Ontario Association of Social Workers commends former Supreme Court judge Frank Iacobucci on recommendations in his thoughtful and humane report on Toronto police practises.All too often, police across the province are faced with the difficult task ... [Published Innisfil Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Should we be hiring more compassionate cops?

The head of Toronto’s civilian police watchdog thinks aspiring officer​s should have to volunteer​ with people who have mental illness.“For some time I have raised … the idea of requiring that those who come to work for us have spent some time actually ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Innovative recommendations for Toronto police dealing with the mentally ill

zoomBody cameras, the expansion of Taser use, training that focuses on de-escalation — in the wake of retired Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci’s report on police use of force , these issues have stood out among the broad-ranging recommendations.And ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 4 reports

Police ‘culture change’ must be matched by fixing mental health system: James

Cops are social workers, with guns. And, maybe, that volatile and potentially deadly mix will become the entry point for addressing the roots of what led to the death of Sammy Yatim a year ago.A well-argued editorial in the Globe and Mail painstakingly ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 31 reports

Report for police on people in crisis

Tags: bill blair, crisis, Iacobucci, melissa raftis, mentally ill, police, YatimZero deaths.That’s what former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci says should be the target when it comes to police interactions with the public.Thursday afternoon ... [Published CHCH.com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Iacobucci use of force report recommends Taser study

There are 17 recommendations surrounding conducted energy weapons in former justice Frank Iacobucci’s use of force report, “Police Encounters with People in Crisis.”One says the Toronto force should consider a pilot project allowing a “selection” of front-line ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Use-of-force report recommends body-worn cameras for Toronto police

Justice Frank Iacobucci’s recommendation that Toronto police wear body-worn cameras “to ensure greater accountability and transparency for all concerned” follows a number of reports that suggest police adopt the measure.The Toronto Police Service approved ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Mental health experts have high expectations for police use-of-force report

zoomIt was an honest, and rare, admission. In an address last August to Torontonians freshly enraged by his force, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair announced that the time had come to seek outside help .In the preceding weeks, Sammy Yatim was fatally shot ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 24 2014]

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"no death of the subject, no death of the officer involved, or of any member of the public" Iacobucci told a news conference

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Accountability is Job 1 for Toronto’s next poli... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 13 2014]
Strip searches filmed by Toronto G20 police [Published RINF.com - Aug 09 2014]
Falling crime, rising budgets: Is Toronto over-... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 08 2014]
The Toronto Police Videotaped Strip-Search Cham... [Published VICE - Aug 07 2014]
The Toronto Police Videotaped Strip Search Cham... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 07 2014]
The Toronto Police Videotaped Strip Search Cham... [Published VICE - Aug 07 2014]
How To Improve the Relationship Between Police ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 06 2014]
What to look for in replacing Toronto Police Ch... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 05 2014]
Are taxpayers ready to pay for more humane poli... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 05 2014]
Speaker's Corner: Time for action on police use... [Published Law Times - Aug 05 2014]
De-escalating should be officers' top goal: expert [Published Carillon - Aug 02 2014]
Iacobucci recommendations a good start [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 02 2014]
Less force, more service: A radically different... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 01 2014]
Blair’s crisis intervention fail [Published NOW: Toronto - Aug 01 2014]
In hiring new Toronto police chief, board may l... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 31 2014]
For Sammy Yatim’s father, ‘horrible nightmare’ ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 31 2014]
Unfinished business from the Chief Bill Blair e... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 31 2014]
Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair leaves a strong... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 31 2014]
Chris Selley: Though he bore the mark of the G2... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 31 2014]
No renewal for Bill Blair [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
Police chief, nemesis of Rob Ford, losing job [Published The Tri-City News - Jul 30 2014]
Rob Ford nemesis, police Chief Bill Blair, losi... [Published Barrhead Leader - Jul 30 2014]
Board nixes contract renewal for Toronto police... [Published News 1130 - Jul 30 2014]
Tasers not the solution [Published Innisfil Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
The Iacobucci report’s unwise colour-blindness [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
Taser support a delicious irony [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Jul 29 2014]
The Spectator's view: Iacobucci offers a bluepr... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 29 2014]
Should we be hiring more compassionate cops? [Published Global News Canada - Jul 29 2014]
Today’s letters: ‘No possibility of meaningful ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 29 2014]
Families left ‘powerless’ by Canada’s Mental He... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 29 2014]
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Chris Selley: Though he bore the mark of the G2... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 31 2014]
Comment It damns outgoing police chief Bill Blair with faint praise to compare him favourably to his brass-knuckles predecessor, Julian Fantino. But the contrast usefully highlights why, in many broad-strokes ways, Bill Blair was a pretty good choice ...
Today’s letters: ‘No possibility of meaningful ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 29 2014]
Re: Facts Back Baird On Israel , Michael Den Tandt, July 25. There is one sure way of ending the Israel-Palestine conflict quickly. According to a report from Britain’s Daily Telegraph, Hamas has been sending dogs and donkeys laden with explosives ...
Six things to know about the comprehensive repo... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 25 2014]
A comprehensive report on how Toronto police should deal with people in crisis, carried out by former Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci, carries 84 in-depth recommendations. Police Chief Bill Blair ordered the report last August after the killing ...
Christie Blatchford: Report makes sorrowful ack... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 24 2014]
By the numbers, the report of former Supreme Court Judge Frank Iacobucci on how Toronto Police deal with mentally and emotionally disturbed people goes like this: 274 pages, 84 recommendations, and one great big long-in-the-coming, almost sorrowful acknowledgement ...
Sweeping report recommends Toronto police have ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 24 2014]
TORONTO — A report by a former Supreme Court of Canada justice into the use of lethal force by Toronto police has made 84 sweeping recommendations which, if implemented, would mean far more training and support for officers dealing with those in crisis. ...
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