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Static RBT and RDT suspended by Police

Static roadside drug and alcohol testing operations have been suspended in NSW and QLD owing to the COVID-19 crisis.

Cops hurt during inner Sydney foot chase

Three police officers who responded to a domestic incident need surgery after they were injured while chasing a man through the streets of inner Sydney.

Sydney driver bites cop at traffic stop

A Sydney driver who was stopped for a roadside drug test allegedly lunged at a police officer and began biting him when his stash of cocaine was discovered.

Officer overwhelmed by support after losing house in fires

A police officer is "overwhelmed" by donations and support from his colleagues after losing his house during bushfires in southern NSW.

'No jail’ plan fails to deter criminals

The NSW Attorney-General has ordered a review of a sentencing policy hailed for reducing­ rates of reoffending amid concerns that it is failing to deter some criminals, is being overused, and has accelerated recidivism rates.

Mandatory blood tests proposed for people who bite or spit at police and other frontline workers

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.

Mandatory testing for NSW police attackers

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 charged after NSW cops hurt in brawl

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.

NSW man 'chokes woman, assaults police'

A NSW man is accused of assaulting a police officer who stepped in to save a woman he was allegedly choking.

Festival deaths: 'Don't blame NSW cops'

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.

Toronto police stabbing: union calls for 'maximum weight of the law' as man charged with attack on cops

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.

Injured cop ‘in good spirits’ but needs surgery to remove shotgun pellets from head

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’.

‘Highly dangerous’ new road rule dropped

Drivers have welcomed changes to a controversial new road rule following public backlash throughout a 12-month trial.

Man drives off as NSW cop hangs from car

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.

NSW police officers’ six month HIV/AIDS wait as state government refuses to blood test offenders

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.

NSW police officer assaulted in Glen Innes

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.

Top cop Supt Dave Darcy warns: ‘Mental health is our greatest challenge’

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.

NSW Police officer injured on duty in Cobar

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.

'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.

Assaults 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.

Cop this for a workplace

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

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.

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.
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