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Challenges ahead for new NSW Police Commissioner

The Greens wish new Police Commissioner Mick Fuller well in his new role leading the NSW Police Force. The NSW Police Force is well overdue for fresh leadership, with poor succession planning by the Coalition as well as  infighting and internal disputes amongst senior police overshadowing the broader work of frontline police for too long. […]

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NSW Police Force overdue for fresh leadership with Commissioner Scipione’s retirement

With the announcement that NSW Police Commissioner Scipione will be ending his role in April, the Greens acknowledge Commissioner Scipione’s service and wish him well. The NSW Police Force is well overdue for fresh leadership, with infighting and internal disputes amongst senior police overshadowing the broader work of frontline police for too long. Greens MP […]

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Media release: Police were on duty when they lied on Sniff Off

The Greens have received written confirmation from Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione that all of the police who recently lied about the presence of drug dogs on the Sniff Off Facebook site have been involved in drug dog operations. In a further revelation it was confirmed that two of the police were on duty when they […]

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Coalition must negotiate on police payouts

The Coalition must return to the table and negotiate in good faith with the Police Association over plans to slash police death and disability payments. Policing is dangerous work and their disability benefits must reflect this. NSW Greens Justice Spokesperson David Shoebridge said: “We expect police to place themselves in harms way on an almost […]

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Police Minister has no answers

The Police Minister has failed to explain in NSW Parliament Question Time today why he thought it was appropriate for him to directly involve himself in a police complaint against a political opponent that was being lodged by the Minister’s federal colleague Senator Brandis.

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