The episode will look at Police Community Relations in the City of Toronto. We will be asking our guests what they think about Toronto Police Service’s efforts to improve engagement with minority communities. Additionally, Toronto’s current chief, Bill Blair will be replaced this spring. What role do police community relations play in selecting a new police chief?
Our panel of experts will be:
- Renatta Austin, Lawyer and Government Relations Advisor (https://www.renattaaustin.ca/)
- Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy, Research Analyst at the Policing Literacy Initiative (http://plitoronto.org/)
- Anthony Morgan, Policy and Research Lawyer at the African Canadian Legal Clinic and Board Member of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations
- Scot Wortley, Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Toronto