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Toronto police honour public assistance in case of hospital gunman, webcam killing, and school slasher

Right before he got discharged, a patient remarked — overheard by a nurse — that he had a gun and sometimes “felt like playing a video game of the hospital.” Through alarming surveillance footage, security officers would later conclude the man needed to be immediately taken down. 732 more words


Storing keys in the freezer could stop thefts of luxury SUVs: Toronto police

Park your Lexus in front of your clunker.

Use your garage, if you have one.

Consider putting your key fob in the freezer, next to the Rocky Road ice cream. 459 more words


Police identify four suspects in Jane-Driftwood mass shooting

Police have identified four suspects arrested Thursday in connection with a shooting near Jane St. and Driftwood Ave. that left five people injured.

One of the victims received life-threatening injuries and is undergoing surgery today, police said. 208 more words


Vulnerable Persons Registry and Wristbands

Opinions Wanted!

April 8, 2015: Toronto Police is starting their own “Vulnerable Persons Registry”. It is a voluntary list of individuals “who may have some limitations in their ability to communicate in a crisis which could compromise their own or officer safety.” The individual or their caregiver can add their name to the list including helpful information such as their likes, dislikes, triggering words, habits etc. 746 more words

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Stanley Cup ring belonging to former Leaf stolen in break-and-enter

TORONTO – Police are seeking the public’s help locating a Stanley Cup ring stolen in a break-and-enter inside a Toronto home in March.

The coveted piece of jewelry belonged to former Toronto Maple Leafs player Philip Samis who helped the team win the cup in 1948. 91 more words


Chief Bill Blair to attend his last Toronto Police board meeting

TORONTO- While Chief Bill Blair’s replacement won’t be part of the discussion during his last board meeting Thursday, the carding policy, something that could define his legacy, is on the agenda. 245 more words


Two arrested, another sought in human trafficking investigation

TORONTO – Toronto police have released the identities of three suspects in connection to a human trafficking investigation involving a 17-year-old girl.

Police allege the under age victim was taken to hotels throughout the Greater Toronto Area and forced into the sex-trade over a period of three months. 121 more words