Procedural fairness and public confidence in policing

Procedural fairness and public confidence in policing

The Greens maintain their call, in the face of an error-ridden media release from the Police Association, for the suspension from general duties of officers who have been adversely named in Coronial and Ombudsman reports, and now recommended for criminal charges by...
Curti PIC recommendations: police suspension necessary

Curti PIC recommendations: police suspension necessary

Despite damning reports from both the Ombudsman and the Coroner and a fresh recommendation from the PIC that charges be laid against police reportedly for affray, assault and perjury, not a single police officer who was implicated in the tragic events surrounding the...
Petition about police oversight in NSW

Petition about police oversight in NSW

The Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby, together with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG), ACON and the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) have launched a joint petition aimed at forcing a debate in the State Parliament on the legislative framework governing...
Hunter Church Sexual Abuse Inquiry Begins

Hunter Church Sexual Abuse Inquiry Begins

Special Commission of Inquiry into matters relating to the Police investigation of certain child sexual abuse allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle My office continues to work with victims and survivors of abuse and their support groups, and many...

Police Taser Use [Questions Time]

This speech was delivered on 25 March 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. POLICE TASER — USE  Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE: I direct my question without notice to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services. Why do police guidelines...