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News Release

Cst James Forcillo is Arrested for Breaching Bail Conditions

Case Number: 13-TFD-181

Mississauga, ON (15 November, 2017) ---
This morning, based on information gathered by SIU investigators, Constable James Forcillo was arrested by the Toronto Police Service for breaching the terms of his release on bail.  

In January of 2016, Cst Forcillo was convicted of attempted murder in relation to the shooting death of 18-year-old Sammy Adib Yatim in July of 2013. He has appealed the decision.

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

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Monica Hudon, monica.hudon@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342