toronto streetcar shooting
Const. James Forcillo was sentenced to six years in prison.
Const. James Forcillo was acquitted of second-degree murder but attempted murder for continuing to fire after Sammy Yatim had fallen to the floor.
"I just watched someone's son get killed."
"The public no longer has an appetite for police simply saying, 'This is use of force.'''
Const. James Forcillo was cleared of second-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim in July 2013.
Christy McGregor says she first got uncomfortable when Yatim shifted one of his legs so it was blocking one of her sisters.
"He was hostile, angry, belligerent, and he was very defiantly and prominently displaying a knife in his right hand."
"There were, in my view, alternatives at the time to the use of deadly force."
The ideas were among 84 recommendations in a sweeping review of the Toronto Police Service's guidelines and practices conducted
The family of Sammy Yatim, the 18-year-old gunned down during a confrontation with Toronto police nearly a year ago, has