Labor lurches to the right on police search powers

Labor lurches to the right on police search powers

The NSW Labor Opposition has fired another volley against civil liberties in NSW, proposing a bill to allow police to exercise search powers for alleged illegal firearms without first obtaining any search warrant. NSW Greens MP and Police spokesperson David Shoebridge...
MEDIA: Ongoing health risks of illegal police drug disposal

MEDIA: Ongoing health risks of illegal police drug disposal

For years NSW Police have been unlawfully burning seized drugs in crematoriums, blast furnaces and veterinary clinics, placing member of the police and public at serious risk from noxious gases and fumes. Despite demands from the Auditor General for this practice to...

Police Media and Independent Investigations Body [Question Time]

      This speech was delivered on 26 June 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. POLICE MEDIA AND INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATIONS BODY Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question is directed to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. Given the...

Domestic Violence Victims Prosecutions [ Question Time]

This speech was delivered on 20 June 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS PROSECUTIONS Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: My question without notice is to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. Noting the recent...