Jeff Shantz

August was another deadly month in terms of police-involved deaths in so-called Canada. Nine people were killed by police or died...
Jeff Shantz Sep 2
Racism and policing have gone hand and hand in the Canadian context—from the historical settler colonial violence of the RCMP...
Jeff Shantz May 19
“Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental...
Jeff Shantz May 6
At least six people died through some sort of direct interaction with Canadian police in April 2021. This follows a deadly March...
Jeff Shantz May 3
Six years after Michel Vienneau was shot and killed by Bathurst Police Force constables Patrick Bulger and Mathieu Boudreau...
Jeff Shantz Apr 27
Editor's note: this article draws heavily on previous reporting by Toronto Star reporter Wendy Gillis. It could be the setup for...
Jeff Shantz Apr 24
Conducted energy weapons, colloquially known as tasers, are often promoted as a less-lethal force option for police. Yet the...
Jeff Shantz Apr 15
There is a recurring feature in the long running satirical Mad magazine called “Spy vs. Spy." It presents the exploits of two...
Jeff Shantz Apr 8
In March 2021, at least five people died through some interaction with police in Canada. This continues another deadly year in...
Jeff Shantz Mar 31
Is it possible that police harassment or intimidation could impel someone to kill themselves? Is it possible that police might...
Jeff Shantz Mar 23

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