Police forces, police powers and policing

Women’s rights organisations have voiced their concern with Labor and the NSW Police's law-and-order approach. Josh Adams reports.

More than half of all deaths, or serious injuries, in NSW Police operations between 2017-2022 have been linked to mental health crises. Caitlin O’Keeffe-White reports.

The family of a man shot in the back by NSW Police, while he was suffering a severe severe psychotic episode, say there must be justice and reforms so that this deos not happen again. Kerry Smith reports.

Vigils and protests for Aubrey Donahue are being held in Western Australia and Queensland following the police killing of the 27-year-old man from Mareeba, east of Cairns. Kerry Smith reports.

Stephen Langford recounts the brutality and isolation of Goulburn Street lock-up after being recently arrested for breaching impossible bail conditions.

NSW Police arrested a housing activist at midnight on February 18 after a housing protest the day before. Kerry Smith reports.

Black Lives Matter

It took a mass civil rights movement to end legal racial segregation in the United States, writes Malik Miah. The same must happen to abolish policing and the corrupt criminal “justice” system.

Person at a shooting range

Firearms Prohibition Orders are supposed to target organised crime. But are they just another way for police to search and detain without cause and accountability, asks Suzanne James?

Pressure is growing on the NSW government not to allow police to conduct an internal investigation over their alleged assault of Sydney identity Danny Lim. Sonia Hickey reports.

Climate protest in Sydney on September 24

An alliance of climate action and environment groups have condemned police intimidation against activists in the lead up to IMARC. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Victoria Police’s use of capsicum spray at the October 2019 blockade of the International Mining and Resources Conference is being challenged in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Leo Crnogorcevic reports.

Nearly two months after the May 24 shooting in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, part of the truth has been released, report Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.