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Indigenous People in Regional Communities Targeted by Strip Searches

Data has revealed that Indigenous people in NSW regional communities are excessively targeted with invasive police strip searches. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in New South Wales are disproportionately targeted for police strip searches. Redfern Legal Centre revealed that […]

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NSW police spent $24 million on legal settlements in one year

NSW Police spent $24 million on legal settlements in one year New South Wales Police spent $24 million of taxpayer money on almost 300 civil claims against officers during the 2019/20 financial year. “Police are being sued at least once […]

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Body worn video cameras only turned on when the officer decides

Body worn video cameras only turned on when the officer decides The NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) has released the review of the legal framework surrounding body-worn video cameras. As of February 2020, NSW Police had rolled out […]

Strip Search Saga – Systemic Abuses of Power by NSW Police

NSW Strip Search Saga: Rolling Revelations of Systemic Abuses of Power In October 2019,  a 16-year old girl identified as “BRC” gave evidence to the LECC, the  NSW Police Force‘s anti-corruption watchdog. BRC described being strip-searched by a NSW Police […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: Commissioner of Police v Taylah Gray

MEDIA RELEASE Commissioner of Police v Taylah Gray Protest organisers for the Black Lives Matter protest to be held 1pm, Sunday 5 July, Civic Park in Newcastle have been informed by the NSW Police Commissioner that their proposal of a public […]

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Have You Been Strip Searched by the NSW Police?

Have NSW Police Strip Searched you? Do you believe you have been illegally strip searched? Are you currently in danger of being illegally strip searched? At O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors, we specialise in civil litigation for police misconduct, including […]