Sunday, March 1, 2009

A rare glimpse into one man's attempts to seek redress for racial profiling through the Ontario police complaints process

In his story "Riding while black, or looking for trouble?", Toronto Star reporter Jim Rankin chronicles the numerous incidents that Arden Ditten, a Black Toronto resident, has had with the Toronto Police Service over the past five years. It also reveals the flaws of a police complaints process that allows the police to investigate themselves particularly on issues that they often fail to properly understand such as racial profiling.

Posted by Professor Tanovich

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