Suicide By Cop

Suicide By Cop

Kathy Kenzora

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In 2013, a Toronto Police Officer shot and killed a teenager armed with a knife on a streetcar. Videotaped footage showing the officer firing 9 times at Sammy Yatim caused public outrage. The officer would go on trial and be found guilty of attempted murder. But this fall his lawyers will argue before the Ontario Court of Appeal that there was a miscarriage of justice when the trial judge refused evidence that the teen was on a mission to commit suicide by cop. This podcast is written and produced by Kathy Kenzora who is also host of a podcast called 1995.
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In 2013, a Toronto Police Officer shot and killed a teenager armed with a knife on a streetcar. Videotaped footage showing the officer firing 9 times at Sammy Yatim caused public outrage. The officer would go on trial and be found guilty of attempted murder. But this fall his lawyers will argue before the Ontario Court of Appeal that there was a miscarriage of justice when the trial judge refused evidence that the teen was on a mission to commit suicide by cop. This podcast is written and produced by Kathy Kenzora who is also host of a podcast called 1995.
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Part 7 - The Decision

07 May 2018 | 12 mins 52 secs

Part 7 - The Decisio...

07 May 2018 | 12 mins 52 secs

Update: Forcillo's bail r...

05 Dec 2017 | 03 mins 12 secs

Update: Forcillo's b...

05 Dec 2017 | 03 mins 12 secs

Part 6 - The Appeal

06 Oct 2017 | 15 mins 24 secs

Part 6 - The Appeal

06 Oct 2017 | 15 mins 24 secs

Part 5 - The Defence Theo...

29 Sep 2017 | 19 mins 20 secs

Part 5 - The Defence...

29 Sep 2017 | 19 mins 20 secs

Part 4 - The Trial

23 Sep 2017 | 30 mins 29 secs

Part 4 - The Trial

23 Sep 2017 | 30 mins 29 secs

Part 3 - The Training

15 Sep 2017 | 17 mins 01 sec

Part 3 - The Trainin...

15 Sep 2017 | 17 mins 01 sec

Part 2 - The People

08 Sep 2017 | 19 mins 06 secs

Part 2 - The People

08 Sep 2017 | 19 mins 06 secs

Part 1 - The Shooting

31 Aug 2017 | 15 mins 42 secs

Part 1 - The Shootin...

31 Aug 2017 | 15 mins 42 secs