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Old 05-14-2014, 04:53 PM   #1
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Police officer charged in Sammy Yatim shooting is back at work



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Const. James Forcillo was charged with second-degree murder last summer after Yatim was shot to death on a streetcar.

The Toronto police officer charged in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim on a downtown streetcar last summer is back at work, the service confirmed Thursday.

Const. James Forcillo was charged with second-degree murder last summer after police responded to a Dundas streetcar where Yatim, 18, was holding a small knife.

Forcillo fired nine times, eight of them hitting Yatim. Bystander video and video onboard the streetcar captured the event. The public video, released on YouTube immediately after the shooting, set off massive public protest that has escalated into heated discussion on use of force by police.

Following the shooting, Chief Bill Blair suspended Forcillo with pay, as mandated by provincial legislation. For months, the officer could be seen in plainclothes checking in daily at police headquarters.

In February, Forcillo returned to work on restricted administrative duties for Crime Stoppers, which works to prevent and solve crimes through advocacy and receiving anonymous tips, said police spokeswoman Meaghan Gray.

Forcillo is not permitted to carry a gun, as his bail conditions prevent him from possessing any weapons. He is currently working out of headquarters on College St.

http://www.thestar.com/news/crime/20...k_at_work.html
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Old 05-16-2014, 07:39 AM   #2
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I disagree with him working until the outcome of the trial but since he's being paid while not working I'd rather see him earn him money. He should definitely be at a minimalist job until then and not have dealings with the public.
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Old 07-15-2014, 05:41 PM   #3
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I support police and they do have a difficult job to do but Forcillo went pass the point of justifiable defence.3 shots would be considered within the rules but the last 4 shots and the tasering was excessive.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:56 PM   #4
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I think if he's already getting paid, then whats the point of having him at work?
If anything he's going to be a distraction.
Though i would imagine he'll probably be comforted and supported by his fellow officers at work...
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Old 07-16-2014, 03:02 PM   #5
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I disagree. He's brought a lot of bad attention to OPP, and despite the light you may want to portray them in not all cops are trigger happy thud ****s.
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