Journalists pepper sprayed by Victoria Police taking legal action [ABC News]

Two members of the press who were pepper sprayed by Victoria Police at two separate public events say they have decided to take legal action.

Watchdog finds Victoria Police acted lawfully when head-stomping mentally ill man during arrest [ABC News]

A Victoria Police officer who was filmed stomping on the back of a man's head while he was being arrested used "lawful" force and should not be criminally charged, according to the state's anti-corruption watchdog.

Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton says they will settle Dani Laidley case [ABC News]

Victoria's top cop says police will settle a case brought by former North Melbourne AFL coach, Dani Laidley, for what was "inappropriate conduct" by officers.

Dani Laidley sues Victoria Police over alleged leak of custody photos [ABC News]

Dani Laidley, the former North Melbourne AFL coach who was outed in public as transgender after vulnerable photos of her in custody were allegedly leaked, is suing Victoria Police. Ms Laidley's lawyer, Jeremy King, declined a request for comment.

Police head-stomp victim speaks out about violent incident caught on video [ABC News]

Jeremy King commented: “There appear to be some pretty deep-seated issues within Victoria Police and I sincerely believe that will only ever change if we have proper and true and robust independent oversight of Victoria Police, which at the moment we don't have, simply because IBAC is critically under resourced and underfunded.”

Man stomped on during police arrest in Melbourne’s north in induced coma, lawyer says [ABC News]

A man is in an induced coma in a Melbourne hospital after his head was stomped on by a police officer as he was arrested on Sunday afternoon, his lawyer says.