Tag Archives: OPI

BIKIES INFILTRATE POLICE – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Victoria Police has been infiltrated by two of Australia’s leading outlaw bikies – Comanchero president and convicted drug trafficker Amad Malkoun and Toby Mitchell, the Bandidos boss at the centre of the state’s bikie war. The long-standing cultivation of … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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MENTALLY ILL DRAIN POLICE RESOURCES – Friday November 16 2012

– Almost half of all critical incident call-outs for Victoria Police involve a mentally ill person, with disturbed people frequently taken to hospital by police vans. An Office of Police Integrity report tabled in State Parliament reveals that police are … Continue reading

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POLICE TIME WASTED – Friday November 16 2012

– The police watchdog yesterday recommended sweeping changes so officers spent less time dealing with the mentally ill. In a report tabled in State Parliament, the Office of Police Integrity revealed police arrested suspected mentally ill people at the rate … Continue reading

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COP’S DIARY REVEALS PRIVATE MEETINGS – Friday November 9 2012

– Former Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Sir Ken Jones held a series of private meetings with Office of Police Integrity chiefs in his final days in the force. The “Herald Sun” has obtained a copy of the diary Sir Ken … Continue reading

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WONDERBELLY: CRIM REAPER GOES TO POT AT THE BAR – Saturday November 3 2012

– Those who yearn for the good old days of law enforcement clearly didn’t live through them. These were the times when bull detectives rather than bulimic fashion designers wore hats, and taking the fifth referred to the number of … Continue reading

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TOP GRAFT FIGHTER QUITS – Tuesday October 30 2012

– The chief investigator of Victoria’a police watchdog is to resign in a further blow to the Baillieu Government’s anti-corruption platform. The resignation of John Nolan, the Office of Police Integrity’s director of operations and one of the most influential … Continue reading

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CORRUPT COPS, GANG WARS AND EXECUTIONS….THAT’S WHAT I WAS DEALING WITH – Sunday July 29 2012

– A Royal commission into Victoria Police was considered at the highest levels of the State Government after the Hodson killings, former premier Steve Bracks reveals in a new book. In his soon-to-be released autobiography, Mr Bracks reveals he was … Continue reading

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MILNE CASE IS CLOSED – Thursday May 31 2012

– The decision not to charge St Kilda star Stephen Milne with rape has been backed by the Office of Police Integrity. A new OPI report on the case said the original brief of evidence against Milne was sufficient for … Continue reading

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A GOOD COP TAKES BIG FALL FOR SMALL SIN – Monday May 21 2012

– Loose lips sink ships, and last week they sank a good cop. Glenn Davies was head of the Sexual Crimes Squad until he was stood down in December 2010, charged with leaking information to two journalists, one of them … Continue reading

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