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Bail refused for alleged NSW cop stabber

The 53-year-old man charged over the stabbing of a police officer with a hunting knife at Sydney's Central train station will remain behind bars until June.

Cops 'waiting desperately' for pollies to fulfill promise

NSW Police Association representatives says the Tweed Byron Police District is in a "staffing crisis” as it waits for politicians to make good on their promise of more cops for the region.

New BOCSAR study puts police staffing levels in focus

Extra police on the beat will more likely reduce crime rates through prevention rather than increased arrest rates, according to a new study from the state's crime research body.

Detectives lift lid on nation’s most compelling cases in Police Tape podcast

True Crime Australia will this week launch an exciting new 10-part podcast series to take subscribers for the first time behind the Police Tape for some of Australia’s most compelling crimes.

Calls for funding for support programs with 300 police officers leaving the force each year

NSW Police is in the grips of a mental health emergency with hundreds of highly trained officers leaving each year suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Glendale police shooting: Mother Gabriella Thompson's killer Tafari Walton was on bail for jail stabbing

GABRIELLA Thompson, a young Hunter mother, was brutally stabbed to death by her ex-partner, 21-year-old Tafari Walton, a troubled young man with a history of mental illness and domestic abuse who only seven weeks earlier had been granted bail and released on parole.

Call to change new road rule after police officer almost hit by truck

A NSW police officer has experienced first-hand just how dangerous the state’s new “go slow” rule can be, after almost being hit by a truck.

NSW Labor to scrap cap on govt pay rises

NSW opposition leader Michael Daley has backed boosting public sector pay despite an attack from the coalition government.

NSW government in bid to keep triple murderer in jail

The NSW government is appealing a decision by the state’s parole board to release triple murderer and cop killer Berwyn Rees after almost 40 years behind bars.

Labor announces 58 more police for the Hume Local Area Command

The Hume Local Area Command will receive 58 more police officers if a Labor government is elected at the state election in March.

Police Association Fuming As Cops Left Shaken After Patonga Punch Up

Four men have been granted bail to appear in court next month charged after police and a security guard were allegedly assaulted on the Central Coast at the weekend.

'Red tape putting police, community at risk': Union

Police say red tape preventing highly-trained police from accessing long arms is putting the lives of police and the community at risk, particularly in regional areas.

Riot squad police on patrol at night cut by more than two-thirds

NSW Police has slashed the number of specially trained elite cops who have access to long-arm rifles patrolling the city at night.

Hundreds cop hefty fines under controversial new NSW road rule

Hundreds of NSW drivers have been slugged with a $448 fine during the trial of a controversial new road rule which forces motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing stopped emergency vehicles.

Helen McMurtrie talks about Glen Innes police shooting

Senior Constable Helen McMurtrie has somehow kept her sense of humour.

Grant, Daley promise more support for under pressure NSW Police ahead of elections

NSW Police have been promised more stations, personnel and support to continue their fine work by the government and Opposition

Labor promises $80m to 'beef up' security at police stations

The NSW opposition will spend $80 million upgrading security at police stations and an extra $12 million funding for a rehabilitation program for injured police if it wins government next month.

Tributes flow following death of Probationary Constable Timothy Proctor

A young NSW probationary constable has died in hospital three days after he was injured in a four-car crash in Sydney's south.

Extra police still a way off as Donato awaits meeting with commissioner

ORANGE Police are no closer to knowing whether they will receive the 14 extra officers they say are required to fight crime, despite ongoing overwork.

Police Association of NSW Armidale branch call for long-arm rifles after Glen Innes police shooting

THE state’s police association has made fresh calls for country cops to be issued with long arm rifles in the wake of this month’s shooting in Glen Innes.

I fear a return to bloodied brawls on Sydney's streets

As a first-response police officer working in Sydney for the last 20 years, I’ve witnessed first hand the important changes between pre and post lockout eras, and the difference between spending entire nights pulling apart drunken assaults, to now moving these resources to proactive work facilitating a better response to crime.

1500 new police coming across state

THE NSW Government has announced there will be 1500 new police officers across the state in a move that is the biggest influx of recruits in more than 30 years.

NSW to get 1500 more new police officers

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Police Minister Troy Grant have announced the NSW Police force will be bolstered by 1500 new officers.

NSW urged not to end Sydney lockout laws

Politicians who vote to repeal Sydney's controversial lockout laws will have blood on their hands, a group of NSW emergency service workers say.

Tamworth crime: residents share crime concerns with Back the Blue petition

Crime concerns saw people lining up in droves to sign a petition for more police officers on the ground.

Tamworth police: Tamworth branch of the Police Association of NSW to set-up in Fitzroy Street Tamworth in campaign for more resources

Northern Daily Leader: After more than a month of campaigning, the Tamworth branch of the Police Association of NSW will set-up shop in the Fitzroy Street mall on Thursday to get the community to back their push for more boots in Tamworth and the wider Oxley Police District.

Child sex sickos go unmonitored, dodging stretched police

More than 200 registered child sex offenders are missing in NSW — and police have no idea where to find them.

Child sex sickos go unmonitored, dodging stretched police

Daily Telegraph: MORE than 200 registered child sex offenders are missing in NSW — and police have no idea where to find them. Many of those who have slipped the net simply provided false addresses while others have moved without informing the authorities — something they are required to do to stay out of jail.

More than 200 registered child sex offenders evade police in one Australian state alone - as officers admit they can’t cope

New figures released by the Police Association of New South Wales have revealed police do not know the whereabouts of 201 offenders in the state.

Police have lost track of 200 registered child sex offenders across NSW

Police have now revealed to The Daily Telegraph that they have lost track of more than 200 registered child sex offenders in NSW.
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