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Police In Western New South Wales To Boycott Courts Unless They’re Allowed To Carry Guns

Western New South Wales police say they won’t be attending court unless they’re allowed to carry weapons into court. The Police association said criminals could sneak weapons into courts and police need to protect themselves and the public…

Source: www.abc.net.au

Ed: we’re seeing elements of “de-policing” in US, Australia, what’s next?

Clive Palmer Looking To Imprison Police Officers For ‘Death Penalty Tip-offs’?

Police officers who endanger Australians’ lives by tipping off their counterparts in countries where the death penalty is used would face up to 15 years in jail under legislation to be introduced into Parliament by Clive Palmer.

True Blue Line: our view is that the officers cannot have their hands tied behind their backs when fighting to keep dangerous drugs and drug dealers off our streets.

Source: www.theage.com.au

California Police Say Lafayette PD Officer Injured By Suspected Drunk Driver

A Lafayette police officer has been injured after being struck by a suspected drunk driver on his way out of the Flatirons Community Church parking lot.

 

Police were responding to a complaint from church officials on Saturday about a man who appeared to be intoxicated inside the church. When police reached him in the parking lot, Cmdr. Gene McCausey says the driver hit an officer and drove away.

 

Read more at SFGate.com

 

Photo by Cole Phelps.

Source: www.sfgate.com

Queensland Police Lock Up Police Credit Union CEO To Fundraise For PCYC

Do black and white stripes suit QPCU CEO Grant Devine?
“Watch your head!” the officer yells as he places Queensland Police Credit Union CEO Grant Devine into the police car. But it’s all for a good cause.

The QPCU CEO did time alongside other CEOs and the Queensland Reds for the PCYC kids last week, raising money for the not-for-profit organisation’s incredible programs in crime prevention and support networks for the Indigenous community.

Source: mypolice.qld.gov.au

Police Minister Troy Grant blames abuse of cops on bad parenting, judges and poor literacy

NEW Police Minister Troy Grant has blamed the barrage of vile abuse police face on an almost daily basis on “shithouse parenting”, slack judges and poor literacy rates.

Source: www.dailytelegraph.com.au

Update: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/battle-scarred-deputy-premier-troy-grant-goes-in-to-bat-for-police-ambulance-officers/story-fni0cx12-1227298936359

Research shows domestic violence can change kids’ DNA

Watching their parent suffer emotional, psychological, sexual or physical abuse at the hands of a loved one harms more than a child’s mind. It can also affect their DNA.

American researchers have revealed that children who live in homes rife with domestic violence have much shorter protective caps on their chromosomes than children who live violence-free lives.

Source: www.sunshinecoastdaily.com.au

Ed: don’t ignore it, report domestic violence and help those in need