Media release: Secret police report exposes strip search flaws

A secret internal police report by their Lessons Learned Unit and Leadership and Capability Command shows the police hierarchy are fully aware of the likely unlawful nature of many strip searches being conducted by police, and their answer is stopgap education modules...

Media release: Police admit strip searches designed to create fear.

The NSW Police Commissioner has today admitted in an interview with The Daily Telegraph that strip searches are designed to create fear of the police force. The Commissioner went on to say, in defence of the wide-spread practice, that “people need to understand there...

Media Release: Police made 700 child protector register errors

A report released today by the Law Enforcement Misconduct Commission has found NSW Police made over 700 incorrect decisions about the administration of the NSW Child Protection Register. These errors include failing to put 96 convicted offenders on the register,...

NSW Police drug dog program produces just 59 supply prosecutions.

The NSW police’s drug dog program resulted in only 59 successful supply prosecutions over a 12 month period. After months of lobbying by the Greens NSW the government was forced to hand over data  showing the thousands of stip searches carried out across the state are...