Tag Archives: Victoria Police culture

POLICE FAIL RAPE VICTIMS – Monday June 24 2013

– Police refused to take statements from four victims of a serial rapist who was later jailed for 10 years after abusing 20 women, a report into Victoria Police’s handling of sexual assault claims has found. The report also found … Continue reading

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OLD-FASHIONED POLICE TOLD TO CHANGE – Friday May 31 2013

– Major reviews of Victoria Police’s work practices have recommended wide-ranging changes to the force. Internal and external reviews of departments including finance, crime, traffic and its camera office were undertaken, as the force struggles with outdated work practices and … Continue reading

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RATS WINNING RACE – Thursday May 16 2013

– As the Waterhouses v Singleton saga limps to a convenient dead-heat, NSW chief steward Ray Murrihy isn’t the only one wrestling with the problem of who sleeps with whom – and what they talk about. That dilemma has spread … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY JOINS POLICE TO FIGHT CRIME – Sunday April 21 2013

– Community leaders have joined police on regular patrols in Dandenong as the force tries to improve ties with troubled ethnic youths. The ethnically diverse city has crime rates almost 40% higher than the state average, and Victoria Police is … Continue reading

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THE MEN IN BLUE EMPLOY A SOFTLY SOFTLY APPROACH – Sunday April 21 2013

– Their flat-brimmed caps, basketball singlets and flashy shoes are better suited to the Bronx than Dandenong plaza, but the two Samoan teenagers have swagger, nonetheless. When Anthony Sofe, a prominent local Samoan, approached with police, the boys were respectful, … Continue reading

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$250,000 PAYOUT TO BULLIED EX-COP – Saturday April 13

– An ex-cop who claimed she became mentally ill after being bullied at work was yesterday awarded $250,000. Former Senior Detective Karen Aden Willett, 40, successfully appealed against an earlier jury finding that there had been contributory negligence by her. … Continue reading

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VICTORIA POLICE PRIORITIES – A MESSAGE TO THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER

I’m starting to get very tired of hearing and seeing the tough stance on violence against women that the Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay is jumping up and down about. Since this new mantra of VicPol has made headlines, … Continue reading

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