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Victoria Police Officer Charged With Accessing, Possessing and Transmitting Child Porn

Victoria Police officer has pleaded guilty to child porn charges after colleagues raided his home and found a stash of disturbing images.

Court documents reveal the detective senior constable from the North West Metro Region used his family computer to watch and download child porn.

E-Crime Squad detectives uncovered 142 images and 28 videos ranging from low-scale to the most serious category of child pornography depicting sadism, bestiality or humiliation.

A police statement of facts revealed the man had ignored his wife’s concerns about his pornography habit.

Read more in Perth Now.

Source: www.perthnow.com.au

SA Police Commissioner Gary Burns Reveals 35 Per Cent Surge In Reported Child Pornography

South Australian police have revealed a 35 per cent surge in reported child pornography offences as new technology makes access and distribution easier.

Sex crimes that don’t involve physical assault, such as the filming or viewing child pornography, rose to 419 reports in 2013-14 up from 311 in the previous year.

Police Commissioner Gary Burns explained that crime category was responsible for a 12 per cent increase in overall sexual assault and related offences, at a time when other crime was reportedly down.

“The predominant jump has been in the non-assault of sexual offences, so child pornography, the viewing of child pornography online, engaging in indecent filming and acts of gross indecency,” Mr Burns told a parliamentary committee.

Read more in The Advertiser.

Source: www.adelaidenow.com.au

Leniency For Terrorist Sympathiser Who Bashed His Mother And Threatened Police

A terrorist sympathiser who bashed his elderly mother and threatened police and government officials is better off in the community than in jail, a magistrate has said. Khodr Moustafa Taha, 35, of Brunswick, pleaded guilty to 10 charges, including using a carriage service to threaten, after he sent a series of tweets that included support for Sydney siege gunman Man Haron Monis between October and December last year. When Taha was interviewed by police he admitted to running the “Angel of Death” Twitter site and making threats to kill US President Barak Obama. He denied possessing child porn, but allegedly admitted to seeing the content online.

Read the full story in Adelaide Now.

Source: www.adelaidenow.com.au

Police Chief: North Las Vegas Mayor Got Special Treatment In Child Porn Investigation

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee received special treatment in a brief investigation of suspected child pornography found on his iPad, the city’s former chief of police told the Review-Journal.

Former Chief Joseph Chronister, who retired Thursday, said that while one of his detectives investigated, he now wishes his department had done more and had sought help from an outside agency.

North Las Vegas police got the case after the mayor asked the department for help removing what he believed to be child pornography from his personal iPad. A detective helped out but didn’t check any of the mayor’s other electronic devices or press Lee on why his story didn’t make sense in light of evidence found, a police report filed last year shows.

Source: www.reviewjournal.com

York, Ontario, Police’s Child Porn Investigation Leads To 41 Arrests Across the Globe

Dozens of suspects, including some as young as 12, have been arrested in connection with a child pornography investigation that began in southern Ontario and spanned many countries.

Details of the investigation — known as Project Hydra — were revealed by York Regional Police on Wednesday.

Source: metronews.ca