Tag Archives: NSW Police

Tweed Police Units Mobilised In Search for Man Believed To Be Carrying a Firearm Through Streets

NSW Police are trying to find a man who is believed to be armed and running around the streets. They have been looking for the man for the past hour and last saw him running around Tweed River High School.

Source: www.goldcoastbulletin.com.au

Police Update: Newcastle Police To Put the Skids On Car “hoons”

Official media release from NSW Police: Newcastle Police and Traffic and Highway Command warn deregistration and vehicle confiscation are among a range of legislative tools they intend to use during an upcoming blitz on “hoon” behaviour in Newcastle.

Newcastle Local Area Command says it’s fed up with the dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour exhibited by a hooligan element congregating in the Newcastle area.

In response, police are about to launch a crackdown against illegal drag racers and drivers performing ‘burn-outs’.

Newcastle Police remain supportive of genuine car enthusiasts but warn they will target drivers who engage in dangerous or unlawful activity.

Read more for full details…

Source: www.police.nsw.gov.au

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to illegal street racing to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

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Police On the Scrap Heap – Blueprint for Reform In Managing Stress Disorders

Police who are psychologically injured on the job and who take their own lives should be included on the official police honour roll under a blueprint to reform systemic problems in the way post traumatic stress disorder is managed.

The “roadmap for reform” includes a recommendation for limits on the use of covert surveillance by insurance companies that process claims for compensation from police with psychological injuries. It also calls for a cross-party parliamentary inquiry into the treatment of psychologically injured police. 

As highlighted by Fairfax Media, police with post traumatic stress disorder have complained they are often isolated by the NSW Police Force and face excessive covert surveillance by insurance companies who take up to four or five years to process their claims for compensation…

Source: www.smh.com.au

Police Declare War On Hoons By Deregistrating Cars

Fed-up police have threatened to use little-known legislation to deregister cars involved in drag racing and burnouts and have vowed to also have onlookers in their sights during a  crackdown on street racing.

And with statistics suggesting more than 40% of cars seen at Newcastle’s traditional hoon spots were registered to people aged over 40, senior police are warning parents that they need to know where their driving children are or risk losing the family vehicle…

Source: www.theherald.com.au

Police Officer and Ex-NRL Player Cleared of Assault Charge During Arrest

A group of drunk teenagers led police on a pursuit in a stolen car through darkened Sydney suburbs, driving over road spikes, bursting a tyre, and crashing several times.

When the car finally broke down after 23 minutes, the group got out of the smoking wreck and ran in different directions.

One 17-year-old boy hid in a hole under the verandah of a townhouse in Emu Plains, in the city’s west, in the early hours of March 30 last year, believing as many as 45 police cars had been following him and his friends after they broke into another house…

Source: www.smh.com.au

Spoiled Goulburn Supermax Terrorist Inmates Told To Stop Complaining

Terror suspects on a hunger strike in Goulburn Supermax prison after their spending money was cut from $100 a week to $15.50 have been told by the prisons minister to stop complaining.

Source: www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Ed: perhaps they would be more comfortable in an Afghan jail?