One of WA’s premier police officers will spend the next six months in prison after being found guilty of misusing the power he was trusted with.
Hoping to capitalise on an apparent “police discount”, one Maroubra man attempted to pass himself off as an officer of the law. Did it work? Well…
The evidence might be strong, and their acts of violence appalling, however many NSW police officers who cross the line are being cleared by internal investigations.
With instances of police brutality, misconduct and abuse of powers now greater known, the taxpayer is outraged over having to foot the bill for the actions of rogue police officers.
One innocent Movember participant was taken in by the police over the weekend, primarily on the basis of looking more than a bit suss.
Due to the repeated acts of violence against them, there’s a push for paramedics to now wear body cameras during their shifts.
With the NSW government set to tighten the drug driving net, one MP believes that the entirety of the scheme should be scrapped.
In yet another questionable move, the Turnbull government will now be able to call on our military to stop protest whenever they see fit.
In a bizarre push, residents have been fined by the police for leaving their car windows down. Despite the backlash, they will continue to do so.
At this weekend’s Above and Beyond music festival, NSW police have vowed to deny ticket holders entry on the basis of drugs, even if they don’t find any.
According to freely available data, it seems that the indigenous youth of this nation are being unfairly targeted by the NSW police.
While horrendous doses of police brutality seem to becoming the norm, it is the culture of internal protection that will see these acts repeated.
After investigating horrific instances of police brutality, an independent watchdog is set to bring their findings to parliament, setting an important precedent.
According to a recent report, more than half of those killed by police possessed some sort of mental illness. Education and training for new recruits is sorely lacking.
To combat a problem they see, the NSW police will track those they believe to be individual terrorists. Considering a lack of meaningful example, is this an overstep, or not?
Despite the creation of a corruption watchdog, misdealings are still rife in the NSW police force. While there has been progress, work remains to be done.
San Francisco’s plan to introduce robo-cops to clean up the streets worked just fine…until it started to target the homeless population.
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.