The Greens’ Shane Rattenbury has announced the Liberal bills to increase punishments for assaulting police are dead in the water:
“The committee have highlighted a number of key flaws with each bill and recommend that neither be passed by the Assembly.
“The committee found that the bill from the Canberra Liberals was unlikely to deter assaults against [...]
Liberal Leader Zed Seselja is parroting concerns from the Australian Federal Police Association about the assault of police officers.
“I was very concerned to hear from the AFPA that under the existing laws, police officers sometimes do not bother laying charges against people who assault them because they’re ‘losing faith in that judicial process,’” Mr Seselja [...]
Liberal leader Zed Seselja is seeking out safe ground and legislating new offences and penalties for assaulting police officers.
Now I’m not at all in favour of assaults on police. It’s almost always done by losers with such poor impulse control they’re a positive menace to society.
On the other hand how are tougher penalties here [...]
A 20-year-old man from South Australia has been arrested for assaulting an ACT Policing officer in the city this morning (Friday, December 23).
Around 5.35am, police attended to a disturbance on the corner of Alinga Street and East Row involving a number of people. During the altercation, the 20-year-old man confronted police in an aggressive [...]
Two ACT Policing officers have been injured after responding to an incident in Griffith early this morning (Monday, August 22).
About 12.35 am police were called to a unit block on Sturt Avenue following a report of people fighting.
Two men were located and were speaking with police when one became abusive and aggressive. Police took hold [...]
A man and a woman remain in custody this morning after an incident earlier today (Saturday, July 30) in which they allegedly assaulted a police officer.
The officer sustained a chipped tooth, a bleeding nose and facial scratches as a result of the attack.
The incident occurred around 4.15am today when members of the ACT Policing City [...]
1. Erindale turd storm:
ACT Policing has released a series of security images taken from inside a Wanniassa liquor store during a recent aggravated burglary.
Police were patrolling in the Erindale area around 4am on Sunday, July 11, when two loud noises were heard from the direction of Denigan Street.
Two police vehicles quickly attended [...]