From Karissa Donkin of the Toronto Star:
- Murdoch Mysteries: CBC police drama gets thumbs up from real Toronto police officer
Toronto police Staff Sgt. John Spanton can usually feel his blood pressure rising when he tunes into modern police dramas. Spanton, an “old-time copper” who has nearly 30 years of policing under his belt, says the portrayal of police work in most cop shows is “totally inaccurate.” Everything from the way the officers act to the accuracy of their gunfire makes him cringe. Read more.