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Retrial ordered for man jailed over involvement in Curtis Cheng execution

The Sydney man who is in jail in connection to the execution of NSW Police employee Curtis Cheng has had his conviction thrown out on appeal. Mustafa Dirani will undergo a retrial into his involvement of the 2015 murder. Dirani got a jail sentence of 28 years in 2019 after a guilty verdict of conspiracy …

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Police wrongly issuing COVID fines won’t be held accountable: Police Commissioner

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has told officers in a video that he won’t hold them to account for wrongly issuing COVID-19 fines. He’s called for a priority in enforcing health orders outside emergency duties. Fuller issued his officers a challenge, asking them to “go high-level enforcement” ahead of Operation Stay at Home. “We need …

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Public health orders fail to understand remote communities

Residents of the remote town of Brewarrina, in North-West NSW, say too many people are being fined thousands of dollars by police, with a failure on the part of police to use their discretion. The town doesn’t currently have any COVID-19 cases. However, with the spread heading out west, police are vigilantly enforcing the public …

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Public health orders fail to understand remote communities

QLD Police officers investigated for racist social media posts

Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll says an investigation is underway in relation to officers behind racist social media posts. Carroll states that the Queensland Police Service will take disciplinary action against officers if necessary. Facebook group revealed The announcement comes after The Australian revealed racist posts within a private Facebook group of Queensland police officers. …

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QLD Police officers investigated for racist social media posts

Governor of Silverwater women’s prison arrested for alleged assault of inmate

The Governor of Silverwater women’s prison has been arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting and choking an inmate. Corrective Services has suspended Tracey Mannix from her role following her arrest.   Corrective Services suspends Silverwater prison governor after assault arrest The NSW Police’s corrective services unit launched an investigation following a referral from Corrective Services …

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NSW Police using controversial facial recognition software

Using controversial facial recognition software, NSW Police has set their sights on serious and organised crime, saying the software has played a key role. On August 2019, a man murdered Michaela Dunn in a Sydney CBD apartment. One of the urgent things that police had to do were to retrace the man’s steps. The Facial …

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NSW Police using controversial facial recognition software

NSW budget: Prioritising police & prisons over homelessness

The NSW Government has announced almost $7 billion for prisons and policing, but only $1.1 billion for tackling homelessness. Greens MLC David Shoebridge says that this shows where the Coalition’s values lie. “Budgets are about choices. NSW Government chose punutive responses instead of supporting communities to have their fundamental needs met,” Shoebridge said. NSW Government …

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Posting about politicians may put you in NSW Police sights

A producer for the YouTube comedian Friendlyjordies, who’s being sued by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro for defamation, has been charged with allegedly stalking and intimidating the MP. The NSW Police Fixated Persons Unit arrested Kristo Langker at his family home in Dulwich Hill. They took him to Newtown Police Station and charged him with …

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Why filming police is the best tool for accountability

Filming police interactions is one of the best ways to ensure police are accountable for their actions. In June last year, a NSW Police officer was recorded allegedly assaulting an Indigenous teenager. The video prompted outrage for the officer’s excessive use of force on the minor and the officer has since been charged. The NSW …

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Why filming police is the best tool for accountability

Forty-one deaths in custody, one year on from #BLM in Australia

One year ago, the NSW Court of Appeal overturned a Supreme Court decision ultimately allowing the #BlackLivesMatter march to go ahead as planned. Tens of thousands of people flocked to Sydney’s Town Hall to take a stand for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Protesters were demanding an end to deaths in custody, with 434 deaths at the …

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Forty-one deaths in custody, one year on from #BLM in Australia
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