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Toronto police task force report

June 14, 2016

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on the Toronto police task force report and TAVIS.

Rinaldo Walcott, Associate Professor of Sociology
Expertise: Race, Black politics, Community criticism of TAVIS
Tel: (416) 978-0400
Email: (email is best)

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, Ph.D. Candidate in Centre of Criminology
Expertise: Policing challenges, Criminal Justice, TAVIS’ failure
Email: or can message him through Twitter: @AOBempah

Scot Wortley, Associate Professor of Criminology
Expertise: Recommendations, Criticism of community policing strategy
Email: (available after 3 p.m.)

Peter Rosenthal, Adjunct Professor of Law, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
Expertise: Policing