Archive of posts tagged 'police'

Challenge continues to excessive bail compliance checks

March 21, 2019

PIAC’s challenge to the power of NSW police officers to conduct bail compliance checks without a Court order continues, with the NSW Court of Appeal setting aside the December 2018 decision of the District Court. The Court of Appeal decided … read more

Submission to NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Adequacy of Youth Diversion Programs

March 23, 2018

PIAC’s submission to this inquiry drew heavily on previous work, including our submission to the 2017 Royal Commission into Indigenous Incarceration, as well as the report into NSW Police’s Suspect Target Management Plan. The submissions makes a number of recommendations … read more

Secret NSW Police policy harmful to young people

October 25, 2017

A NSW Police policy that aims to predict and prevent future crime is causing serious harm to young people and undermines the objectives of the NSW youth justice system, a new report has found. The report, released today by the … read more

PIAC’s submission to the Review of Police Oversight in NSW

July 19, 2015

PIAC has welcomed the independent review of the oversight mechanisms for the NSW Police Force, being conducted by Mr Andrew Tink AM. Tink will consider whether a single civilian oversight body is needed for the NSW Police Force. In this … read more

Considering the impact of CIN more broadly:

July 13, 2010

On 1 November 2007 NSW Police rolled out the State-wide Criminal Infringement Notices (CIN) scheme which allowed police to issue on-the-spot fines for a number of minor criminal offences including offensive behaviour, offensive language and shoplifting.The NSW Ombudsman conducted a … read more

The case for repeal:

July 13, 2010

PIAC’s submission to this Review by the NSW Ombudsman:(a) responds to the Ombudsman’s Issues Paper on this Review (insert hyperlink to the Issues Paper).(b) makes extensive reference to its earlier “Submission to NSW Parliamentarians on the Terrorism (Police powers Amendment … read more

Submission to NSW Parliamentarians on the Terrorism (Police Powers) Amendment (Preventative Detention) Bill 2005

July 13, 2010

On 17 November 2005, NSW Government tabled the Terrorism (Police Powers) Amendment (Preventative Detention) Bill 2005 to complement the Federal Anti-Terrorism Bill (No 2) 2005 and to provide for preventative detention for up to 14 days and prohibited control orders. … read more

Submission to the Ten Year Review of the Police Oversight System in NSW

July 13, 2010

PIAC’s submission to the Ten Year Review of the Police Oversight system in NSW, made to the NSW Parliamentary Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission Committee, calls for a complete overhaul of the current system of investigation of complaints against police … read more

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