Below is a letter to Toronto Star from former Toronto Police Chief Julian Fantino that the Toronto Star refused to publish as a rebuttal to one of their articles from two weeks ago. Here is a classic example of why I created the Copfather blog because if we don’t publish this no one does and […]
It is becoming more than obvious that since carding has been stopped in Toronto crime has been increasing. As just reported in the Toronto Sun on March 2nd, there have been 24 homicides in Toronto alone between Dec 1, 2015 and Feb 29, 2016, with majority being person shot with firearms. This is an incredible spike […]
As a past member of The Toronto Police Service and citizen of our city, I was shocked to see the direction coming from the Toronto Police Service Board with this ‘carding situation’ where Police Officers were to be instructed to FIDO (fuck it drive on). It appears now there is a ‘war on cops’ not […]
When I was on the streets patrolling 51 Division, I don’t believe I ever thought of the 21-foot rule when up against someone with a knife. 51 Division was and still is a very violent division to work, in the City of Toronto. Because of the division make-up, drug dealers, hookers, and drunks, there was […]
Police across Canada pulled out of the upcoming World Police and Fire Games in Montreal as a result of the war with Montreal’s city and provincial officials over cut backs to their pensions. The Games usually have participants from over 70 countries and have over ten thousand participants every year, but the pressure from the […]
There is a growing trend in the past few weeks regarding police service boards across the country slashing their budgets. This is potentially a very dangerous situation because any “real” cutting back on police budgets can only be accomplished with laying off and hiring freezes of new officers for a long period of time. Why […]
The purpose of the Copfather blog is to speak up for police officers everywhere in the world. Copfather.com has been created to address and examine the positive side of law enforcement stories that do not get the same amount of attention in the daily news worldwide. The mission of my blog on copfather.com is to […]
I believe any police budget should be scrutinized and in Toronto the police budgets have been historically justified and approved, especially when the world-class Toronto Police force has as their bench mark a target of the lowest crime rate possible.