MD v State of NSW: Claim for Misfeasance in Public Office against Police Officer and Malicious Prosecution

Behave in an offensive manner in/near a public place/school, Future Court Attendance Notice

Suing the PoliceMD’s sister-in-law had a disagreement with the wife of a police officer. MD saw the police officer harassing her nephews and approaching her nephew’s face. The police officer told MD that she would receive a court attendance notice for offensive behaviour (Section 4(1) Summary Offences Act 1988 (NSW). This she received in the mail.

The police officer also sent a letter to MD’s employer falsely claimed she was behaving offensively in public.

We sue for Malicious Prosecution and Misfeasance in Public Office

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors represented MD in a claim against the police for misfeasance in public office and malicious prosecution. The police settled with MD.

If you police have involved you in a matter of misfeasance or malicious prosecution, contact us today on (02) 9261 4281 or send us an email at .


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Sydney NSW 2000

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