Knowing the success of the vicsim report in showing how easy it is to simulate victims, one has to logically ask how many other well constructed vicsims there are.
The OJ Simpson arrest and simulated trial proves that the entire world can be fooled into believing that a real case happens just because the media reports it.
I often wondered about some of the dramatic stories surrounding police murders, particularly in my city, Toronto.
As a right winger most of my life, I had no problem with the eye-for-an-eye death penalty. As a matter of fact, I did early web protest work promoting the return of the DP in Canada.
I won’t go through all the published police killed in the line of duty, but I will show you the link so you can go through each officer if you’re interested in researching.
I will come back to this story as I have more time, but I urge all fakeologists, particularly in Canada, to take a look an re-examine some of the more abhorrent police stories of our day and see if there is any evidence of fakery and fabrication.
While it may seem distasteful to examine stories involving the deaths of police, it’s even more distasteful if we are being manipulated by fake stories to fear each other, the police, and those marginalized in our society.
With seven jurors weeping as they handed down their verdict, two Toronto women were found guilty of second-degree murder last night in the stabbing death of Detective Constable William Hancox.
Elaine Rose Cece and Mary Barbara Taylor, above left, are guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of Detective Constable William Hancox, top. His widow Kim, above, leaves court with supporters.
“In my view this is the only reasonable (verdict) you could reach,” Mr. Justice David Watt told the jurors after they convicted Elaine Rose Cece, 41, and her lover Mary Barbara Taylor, 31, of the Aug. 4, 1998, murder.
When the verdict was announced the two women, seated in the prisoner’s box, slumped over and wiped their eyes.
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A year later after the tragedy, Toronto Community Council honoured Hancox, a nine-year Toronto Police veteran, by naming a street after him – William Hancox Ave., which overlooks a four-acre park near Danforth and Victoria Park Ave.