Sammy Yatim posed ‘absolutely no’ threat to police before being shot by officer, expert tells trial -- “I saw nothing furtive, aggressive or assaultive” in Yatim’s behaviour just before the first volley
Family of Sammy Yatim files multimillion-dollar lawsuit -- Yatim’s death prompted several large public demonstrations and a massive outcry about the Toronto police’s use of force, particularly against the mentally ill and those in emotional distress.
Ontario’s largest labour federation announces news conference before Tuesday protest of Sammy Yatim shooting -- The news conference, scheduled for for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the office of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations on Carlton Street, will include family members of several high-profile police shootings, including those of Mr. Yatim, Sylvia Klibingaitis, Levi Schaeffer and others.
Virtually every case similar to that of Sammy Yatim has seen charges against law officers dismissed -- The SIU might police the police, but it is a dozen regular people who must convict them. History suggests they usually do not.