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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.

Accused NSW cop basher refused bail

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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