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Queensland Police Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth Passes Away

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It is with much sadness and great regret that the Queensland Police Service can confirm the death of Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth from South Brisbane District. Continue reading Queensland Police Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth Passes Away

Chris Hurley Fights Queensland Police To Receive Pay

75598-3x2-940x627A Brisbane court has begun hearing arguments as to why controversial police officer Chris Hurley should continue receiving pay pending internal police investigations into his conduct on the job.

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart decided to withhold Senior Sergeant Hurley’s pay, after he was stood down and also suspended over two separate issues.

They include his involvement in a police pursuit on the Gold Coast in May 2015 where he shot at a moving car despite orders to stand down and another incident which cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Barrister for the Police Union Walter Sofronoff said Hurley should be paid while he waits for an outcome of the investigations, arguing he is not able to pay child maintenance for his three children, or pay mortgage repayments for an apartment on the Gold Coast where his parents live.

Read more in ABC News.

Aussie Police News Wrap for Wednesday Evening – 02/03/2016

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Bringing you up to date with the news released by Australian Police on Wednesday, 02/03/2016.

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Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Assaulting Queensland Police Dog ‘Ox’

A 40-year-old man faces a raft of charges relating to dangerous driving, ramming police cars and animal cruelty after an incident on the Gold Coast which saw a police dog locked in the alleged offender’s car.
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Man Killed, Two Queensland Police Officers Injured In Explosion

A man has been killed and two police officers injured in an explosion at a unit in Bowen last night.

Police were called to the Williams St unit at about 9pm to conduct a welfare check when the explosion occurred. Continue reading Man Killed, Two Queensland Police Officers Injured In Explosion