Policing in Metro Toronto

Metro cops get two thumbs up from 9 in 10 citizens for doing a very good job to maintain community safety. While cops not viewed as "trigger happy," 4 in 10 (42%) believe officers use poor judgment when it comes to using force. Two-thirds (66%) believe public complaints process objective. Majority (55%) want police to co-operate in investigations when their performance is in question.

Wednesday, November 05, 1997

Overall, a large majority (89%) of Metro Toronto residents agree that police officers do a very good job of maintaining community safety. Notwithstanding, smaller majorities disagree that police officers get away with unprofessional conduct too often (59%), or disagree that Metro police officers often treat people of visible minority unfairly...

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Elen Alexov
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