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13 April 2002

Toronto Sun (Ontario)

Toronto's top cop ran a clinic at the city's busiest trauma centre yesterday on the soaring numbers of gunshot victims . Criminal activity in Toronto has become more violent, and it is somehow disheartening, said Toronto Police Chief Julian Fantino, talking to an audience of 130 trauma surgeons, nurses and staff at St. Michael's hospital. Last year, approximately 26,000 police hours were dedicated to firearms-related calls, Fantino said. Fifty-three per cent of the... (

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