Majority agree Forcillo received fair trial

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Majority agree Forcillo received fair trial

Very few disagree

TORONTO January 20th - In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll™ among 546 Toronto adults, the majority believe Constable James Forcillo has received a fair trial in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim (57%). Just one seventh disagree (15%), and this is common among boomers (55 to 64 - 22%), Doug Ford voters (21%), those who trust the police (21%), and among those who disapprove of charging Forcillo with murder (43%).

 “It is among Forcillo’s supporters that the belief he hasn’t received a fair trial is strongest, and also among those who trust police in general. There is a culture of loyalty at work here among those who uphold the law and those who support them,” said Forum Research President, Dr. Lorne Bozinoff.

Lorne Bozinoff, Ph.D. is the president and founder of Forum Research. He can be reached at or at (416) 960-9603.