Despite a couple being illegally tasered, wrongfully arrested and unlawfully detained by police, the Western Australian government has refused to pay the damages.
A recent investment scam that duped Australians out of $30 million dollars has finally been broken, in what police are calling an extremely sophisticated fabrication.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Josie Jakovac (16) discusses the future methods of law enforcement she’ll have to abide by.
It was an evening thin on logic. Local police unearthed a meme stash, Japan launched an opulent train and North Korea made yet more nuclear threats. Go back to sleep. You’re dreaming. Sleeeeeeep.
Are sketch artists seriously still a thing? We thought the pained artists of the past had finally made the jump to digital…then been phased out by automation. Turns out we were wrong.
The South Australian Police are facing a formal complaint after their perceived lack of response cost a mother her 4-year-old son.
Charges dropped even after CCTV captures excessive force in Queensland police arrest. Begs question: is self-defence a good enough defence?
Police in NY are rolling out Random Text Checks. Considering our laws that impinge civil liberties, it won’t be long before it hits here. So, have you been texting tonight, Sir?
With the wide reach of the Internet comes the long arm of the law, with Police keeping an eye on ‘undesirables’. But is it right?
For this week’s Long Reads we spin tales of Prince’s complex legacy, a lawyer that protects asylum seekers, and the sad end of a genius.
For some, the concept of sexual consent is a mystery. In the name of education, the English have explained it in plain English. (Tea = Sex)
The inner-workings of Hollywood divorce, unmasking a fraud and international police misconduct all accompany your Sunday Breakfast Long Reads – Richard Jackson
Greens MP Jenny Leong recently announced a bill that would repeal the powers of drug dog searches in NSW, and below she explains why.
With two police officers being investigated for use of excessive force against women, Ugur Nedim suggests their hearings be made public.
After the recent spate of police acting outside the law, Ugur Nedim takes you through the process of arresting law enforcement officers.
Christmas is the season of giving, but for some, it’s also the season of taking. Lawyer Ugur Nedim outlines what do you if you’re caught Shoplifting.
The mind of van Gogh, a Romanian trying to escape stereotype and the cop who sparked the Ferguson riots, in this week’s Long Reads from Rich Jackson.
With violence toward healthcare professionals a growing problem, WA lawmakers are awarding them police powers, but will it work?
After a slew of high-profile wrongful arrest cases in NSW and the ACT, Ugur Nedim cautions that the police may not always have a full grasp of the laws they’re supposed to be upholding.
NSW police officers ought to live up to a high standard of integrity, writes Ugur Nedim, but with the increasing number of cops with a criminal record on the beat, can the police stand by the courage of their convictions?
Following the tragic death of Courtney Topic, Elise Bottle identifies the need for police to be trained to deal with high-risk developmentally disabled individuals.
While NYE will bring about its usual party-filled wave of casual drug use, Michael Burrill opens up the discussion on more serious drug use, pleading the need to start shaping drug policy with compassion and intelligence rather than fear and punishment.