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Mackey, Chief James
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The operation of the police department, and some of the controversial subjects involving the police which hit the headlines from time to time. A brief history of policing in the City of Toronto and surrounding areas. A look at the increase in crime over the past ten years, with some statistics. Reasons for the increase in crime. The increase in the use of drugs in Toronto, with some statistics. The difficulty of finding solutions to the drug problem. The formation of the Council on Drug Abuse (CODA) and its purpose. The issue of pornographic literature and films. Organized crime. Theft of bonds and securities. Dealing with criticism. Asking for support. The administrative side of the police force. The continuing job of serving and protecting.