Category: Assault Police

NSW Police

NSW Police Force Ordered to Pay $124,000 over Brutal Arrest


New South Wales taxpayers will once again foot the bill after an officer unlawfully and brutally arrested a 17-year old outside a bakery at Glenbrook in the Blue Mountains. A District Court judge has ordered the government to pay the now 21-year old man $124,000 in compensation, after finding that officers engaged in assault and …
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NSW Police Officer May Face Criminal Charges Over Brutal Assault


The Byron Bay police officer who struck a naked teenager 18 times with his baton during a violent arrest could lose his job and potentially face assault charges over the incident. In his closing submission at the second of two hearings by the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) into the young man’s arrest, the barrister …
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NSW Police Face Brutality Hearing over Brutal Assault of Naked Teen


The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (LECC) has called for a second public hearing into the brutal arrest of a naked sixteen year old boy in the Northern New South Wales town of Byron Bay. The Commission is investigating the use of excessive force during the arrest, which occurred in January earlier this year. The incident …
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Police Officer Stood Down for Mowing Down Pedestrian


A senior police officer has been stood down after running down an 18-year old with a police car on a suburban street. The incident occurred in Thornleigh in Western Australia and there is currently an internal investigation underway into the officer’s actions, but footage taken by a passer-by clearly shows a white police four-wheel drive …
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More Police in Byron Bay to Get Body Cameras


After two recent incidents filmed and uploaded to social media showing police officers using heavy-handed tactics on members of the public, more officers in Byron Bay will be fitted with body cameras. The process of issuing the cameras is being fast-tracked to the far north NSW coast town, where police recently came under fire for …
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Bully Cop at it Again


Controversial police officer ‘Raptor 13’ has once again been accused of acting inappropriately by harassing and bullying members of the public, resulting in a petition which calls for a public inquiry into his conduct. The senior constable, whose real name is Andrew Murphy, was recently caught on camera aggressively demanding that an elderly motorcyclist ‘move …
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Police Viciously Assault Naked Boy in Byron Bay


Four NSW police offers are facing a police investigation after dramatic video footage has emerged of them beating a naked 16-year old boy in the world-renowned holiday town of Byron Bay. The video shows the boy crying out for help while pinned down and repeatedly struck with force by the officers using batons. A police …
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12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®


Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter such as drug possession, drink driving or common assault, or accused of something as serious …
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NSW Police Strip-Search Female Protesters


Two women protesting the treatment of asylum seekers on Manus Island have reported being arrested, conveyed to the police station and strip-searched before being released without charge. Susan Price and Rachel Evans were amongst around 200 people protesting Australia’s offshore detention regime at a Liberal Party fundraiser in Sydney last week. 51-year old Ms Price …
Queensland Police

Queensland Police Under Attack


The Queensland Police Union has called for an audit into security at police facilities across the state, after a spate of attacks on stations, officers and even their homes. The Courier Mail reported on November 7 that a series of Queensland police service reports suggest that members of the public have been breaking into police …