Mental Health Management and Toronto’s Police Services

In light of Toronto’s upcoming municipal election, the PPGR is dedicating this week to a special series of posts that focus on municipal policy issues. Be sure to check back tomorrow to read up on another topic of municipal interest. Zachary Lewsen Way back in 1987, after Memphis Police shot and killed an individual with mental illness, the […]

Solitary Confinement and the Criminal Justice Debate

Delaney Cummings The devastating effects of solitary confinement in Canadian and U.S. prisons have recently been launched to the forefront of policy discussions regarding humane punishment and mental health. Solitary confinement, also known as administrative segregation, is a method that has been employed by prison systems for many years and generally involves confinement in a […]