Despite the police struggling to understand the law (and the effect it can have), strip-searches have increased twenty times over the last decade.
Anti-drug dogs platform Sniff Off has published an image depicting a police strip search of a minor. Clearly, this is a step too far.
The parliamentary review of the AFP’s metadata laws unearthed something horrifying. The AFP readily admitted to accessing our IP addresses, telephone records and emails 20,000 times over the last twelve months.
An independent review discovered that the Queensland Police are failing to take sexual assault allegations seriously, citing a wilful indifference in how complaints are lodged.
According to one legal expert, the NSW police’s strip search push could be considered sexual assault in the lettering of the law.
The NSW police kicking a father out of an A-League game and later covering their tracks is not an outlier. Their heavy-handed approach has been frequently noted.
One of WA’s premier police officers will spend the next six months in prison after being found guilty of misusing the power he was trusted with.
Hoping to capitalise on an apparent “police discount”, one Maroubra man attempted to pass himself off as an officer of the law. Did it work? Well…
The evidence might be strong, and their acts of violence appalling, however many NSW police officers who cross the line are being cleared by internal investigations.
With instances of police brutality, misconduct and abuse of powers now greater known, the taxpayer is outraged over having to foot the bill for the actions of rogue police officers.
One innocent Movember participant was taken in by the police over the weekend, primarily on the basis of looking more than a bit suss.
Due to the repeated acts of violence against them, there’s a push for paramedics to now wear body cameras during their shifts.
With the NSW government set to tighten the drug driving net, one MP believes that the entirety of the scheme should be scrapped.
In yet another questionable move, the Turnbull government will now be able to call on our military to stop protest whenever they see fit.
In a bizarre push, residents have been fined by the police for leaving their car windows down. Despite the backlash, they will continue to do so.
At this weekend’s Above and Beyond music festival, NSW police have vowed to deny ticket holders entry on the basis of drugs, even if they don’t find any.
According to freely available data, it seems that the indigenous youth of this nation are being unfairly targeted by the NSW police.
While horrendous doses of police brutality seem to becoming the norm, it is the culture of internal protection that will see these acts repeated.
After investigating horrific instances of police brutality, an independent watchdog is set to bring their findings to parliament, setting an important precedent.
According to a recent report, more than half of those killed by police possessed some sort of mental illness. Education and training for new recruits is sorely lacking.
To combat a problem they see, the NSW police will track those they believe to be individual terrorists. Considering a lack of meaningful example, is this an overstep, or not?
Despite the creation of a corruption watchdog, misdealings are still rife in the NSW police force. While there has been progress, work remains to be done.