Sniff Off 2016 Highlights

Sniff Off 2016 Highlights

It’s been a huge year for Sniff Off, the NSW Greens campaign against the use of drug dogs at bars, festivals, and public transport! We’ve put out hundreds of updates on drug dog locations throughout NSW, grown from 8,000 to over 25,000 likes on Facebook, and handed...
Police drug dogs target Aboriginal communities

Police drug dogs target Aboriginal communities

Data obtained by our office reveals what we have always suspected about the intimidatory and discriminatory use of drug dogs, that it targets those communities where more Aboriginal people live. The research found: For every extra 10% by which the population is...
A fresh set of embarrassing drug dog figures from Parliament

A fresh set of embarrassing drug dog figures from Parliament

Documents obtained by the NSW Greens under Freedom of Information show that the Sniff Off campaign is having an impact on reducing drug dog searches. The Greens Sniff Off campaign targets the ineffective and invasive use of drug dogs by the NSW Police. The widespread...
Media release: Police were on duty when they lied on Sniff Off

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...
Greens Call For End To Failed Sniffer Dog Program

Greens Call For End To Failed Sniffer Dog Program

The Greens’ bill to end the use of drug detection dogs in a public place without a warrant came to the NSW Parliament this morning. Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP delivered a speech outlining the Green’s opposition to the costly, ineffective, intimidatory and...