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People who bite, spit at or otherwise expose police, paramedics, prison officers and other frontline workers to a risk of disease could be subject to mandatory testing.
Anyone who bites emergency service workers in NSW will be forced to submit to tests for blood-borne viruses such as HIV, hepatitis B or C.
Four people have been charged over a brawl outside a Sydney nightclub that sent five police officers in hospital, and are due to face court this week.
A NSW man is accused of assaulting a police officer who stepped in to save a woman he was allegedly choking.
Police Association of NSW acting president Kevin Morton says the Coroners Court should not be the forum for public debate on pill testing at music festivals.
The young man charged over a woman's violent death and a subsequent stabbing in Sydney's CBD in August has been charged with possessing child abuse material.
THE Police Association of NSW is demanding people who attack emergency services workers face the "maximum weight of the law", following the alleged stabbing of two officers at Toronto.
The police officer shot by Penrith gunman Daniel King is still in hospital, waiting for more surgery to remove shotgun pellet fragments from his head’.
Drivers have welcomed changes to a controversial new road rule following public backlash throughout a 12-month trial.
An 18-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly drove off with a police officer hanging out of his car window in Sydney's west.
The alleged attack of two police officers who are now facing a long wait to find out if they have HIV/AIDS has highlighted the need to bring NSW into line with other states in taking blood tests from offenders.
A NSW police officer has been kicked in the face while arresting a man in Glen Innes, and is suspected to have suffered a broken nose.
One of Sydney’s top policeman has revealed his officers have had to attend to 33 people suffering from mental illness in life threatening situations in the last three weeks.
A 48-year-old man accused of kneeing a female police officer in the face four times and puncturing the lung of her colleague has lost his bid for release.
A country cop is in Sydney receiving treatment for facial injuries after she was allegedly assaulted by a woman armed with a schooner glass in Cobar.
Around seven police officers are assaulted every day, at work, in New South Wales. Nationally, that rate is even higher.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MOAMA police station has been called the worst designed premises in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NSW Police has slashed the number of specially trained elite cops who have access to long-arm rifles patrolling the city at night.
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