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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.

Bryson Anderson Memorial Match in Bathurst

A NSW police officer killed in the line of duty will be honoured during a day of rugby in Bathurst this Sunday.

Cop this for a workplace

MOAMA police station has been called the worst designed premises in the state.

NSW Police vow to end 'boys club' problems

NSW Police are promising to dismantle their despised promotions system, end the force's "boys club" culture, and clamp down on sexual harassment in a bid to level the playing field for female officers.

Review of lockout laws sparks war of words

Emergency service workers can't fathom why the Berejiklian government wants to review Sydney's controversial lockout laws but businesses are delighted by the development.

NSW triple killer Rees' parole overturned

Triple murderer Berwyn Rees has had his parole overturned by NSW's highest court after a judge found the impact on victims' families weren't fully considered.

THE BURNING ISSUE, PART V | Government doesn't commit to extra police

The state government has not committed to providing extra police or community resources for Orange to fight against the city's spate of car thefts and fires.

NSW riot squad police injured in Greenacre trail bike brawl

An unregistered trail bike has sparked a violent brawl between a group of men and police in Sydney's south-west, which ended with a number of arrests made and a senior constable taken to hospital.

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.

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.

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.
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