Body Cameras…

March 3, 2016 Independent (UK) – Paul Peachey How the police's body-worn camera technology is changing the justice system The Metropolitan Police in London, England,  have 22,000 body cameras in play – a £3.5 million investment - and are … [Read more...]

RCMP resources…

     Aug 31, 2015  CBC News - Dean Beeby RCMP database on missing persons is overdue, over budget - Harper government promise of national database for unidentified remains stalled 5 years later There has been a long standing debate about … [Read more...]

Living tree…

     June 24, 2015 Globe and Mail – Sean Fine Another critic of gay marriage ascends to Ontario’s highest court Justice Bradley Miller, after six months and no published decisions on the Superior Court, has been quietly appointed to the … [Read more...]

Inmate deaths and drug overdoses…

    Feb 18, 2015 Hamilton Spectator – Nicole O’Reilly Barton jail inmates are overdosing: Who’s watching? The Barton Street Jail in Hamilton has had four, possibly five, drug overdose deaths and when the Spectator inquired about the … [Read more...]

Chaplaincy services…

   Jan 26, 2015  Toronto Star – Ed Tubb Chaplains keep up work with parolees — even without a paycheque Harry Nigh is a Mennonite minister and a long-time advocate for people coming out of the prison system.  He is called on … [Read more...]

Cost of justice…

  Aug 20, 2014  Toronto Star - Richard J. Brennan Cost of fire, police unsustainable, AMO president says  Russ Powers is the president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.  The Ontario government and the Ontario Provincial Police … [Read more...]

Beyond the crime blotter…

Jan. 30, 2014  London Free Press (ON) – Jennifer O’Brien LONDON GANGS: Beyond the (crime) blotter  O’Brien notes improved enforcement and then asks what else needs to happen to address the gang issue.  She roams a little to five … [Read more...]

Unpardonable pardoning

 April 17, 2013    Calgary Herald – Kris Kanizsai  Kanizsai: How Harper's tough-on-crime law has ruined me A personal story about the basic unfairness of the changes brought to the pardon process result in the loss of several promising jobs … [Read more...]