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Police News

The official journal of PANSW. Published monthly by Countrywide Austral and distributed free to members.


NSW premiere Dark Blue movie

Along with other Police Associations across Australia, this week PANSW held an advance screening of Dark Blue: a dramatic movie produced by the PFA to prompt conversations on mental health issues faced by Police officers.

Prisoner Transport: Update

Update on Section 33s and Prisoner Transport trials in Newcastle, Parkes, and regional areas.

NSW Police Legacy | Blue Ribbon Ball 2019

Tickets for the 2019 Blue Ribbon Ball are on sale now. The Blue Ribbon Ball helps raise funds to continue the financial and compassionate support for members and their families.

Threat to future long service leave defeated 

After intense lobbying by PANSW at Parliament on behalf of members, the extremely negative move to rip away current entitlements from new officers who commence service has been defeated.

PANSW Promotions Survey - Results

To ensure police have an effective and fair promotions system, The Association asked members what they want the promotions system to achieve through a confidential survey. The survey results provided a clear indication of the direction members want for this review.

NSW Police Legacy: Knowles Family Appeal

Injury and illness can strike anyone, including our members. When it does, the effects run deep throughout the whole police family. In early May, Det. Snr. Constable Damien Knowles was diagnosed with cancer.


PANSW member, Michael, shares his experience with both physical and mental illness on the job.

PANSW Headlines

'Nothing short of a disgrace'

Around seven police officers are assaulted every day, at work, in New South Wales. Nationally, that rate is even higher.

NSW govt forced to back down on plan to halve long service leave

THE NSW government has been forced to backed down from its plan to half the long service leave of new teachers, nurses and police officers.

Assault against police in Orange on the rise

More police have been bitten, spat upon, bashed or abused while on duty in Orange over the 12 months to March than during the same period last year.

BOCSAR reveals police assaults in Parkes, Central West and Western NSW

While assaults against police officers appear to be on the rise in some areas in the Central West, the numbers in Parkes have dropped by half compared to the previous year.

Teen charged after allegedly kicking and punching police officer

A 14-year-old girl has been charged after a female police officer was allegedly kicked and punched at a shopping centre in Sydney's north.

NSW policeman stabbed with 'crude' weapon

The Police Association says on average there are 50 assaults against police every week in NSW, after a police officer was allegedly stabbed in the neck and hand at Sadleir.

'There are people who don't respect the uniform': Sydney's most dangerous areas for police

Liverpool, where a 24-year-old police officer was allegedly stabbed and "slashed" in the neck by the son of a man he had gone to arrest on Tuesday, is one of Sydney's riskiest areas for police.

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