police

Podcast
Sep 24, 2014

The policing of protest: From bad to worse

Talking Radical Radio
Organizer and scholar Lesley Wood talks about her new book examining the disturbing shifts in how police in Canada and the U.S. respond to protest.
Podcast
Jun 10, 2014

Policing the Crisis

Redeye
As governments continue their cuts to social services, cities are turning to police to manage the crisis of urban poverty. In Vancouver, the police budget has increased by $55 million in 6 years.
Podcast
Jun 2, 2014

Book: Racialized Policing

Redeye
Sociologist Elizabeth Comack interviewed nearly 80 Aboriginal people in Winnipeg in her research for this book. They reported experiences that were overwhelmingly negative.
Podcast
Apr 11, 2014

Rights groups call for independent CBSA watchdog

Redeye
The Canada Border Services Agency has sweeping police powers, yet unlike most other police forces in Canada, there is no independent oversight body to review its actions.

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