Policeman charged over leaked video of woman he stopped for speeding [The Age]

A Melbourne policeman has been charged with three counts of unauthorised disclosure of police information after allegedly sharing video footage of a friend’s former partner after he pulled her over for speeding. The woman’s lawyer, Jeremy King, said his client planned to launch civil action on the basis of malfeasance in public office.

After less than a week in police custody, Sony was rendered a quadriplegic [The Age]

Six days after being taken into police custody, Aboriginal man Sony Ray Austin’s spinal cord was severed and he was rendered a quadriplegic. Sony’s injury is the basis of a lawsuit brought by firm Robinson Gill, which often represents people injured during interactions with police.

‘He can’t breathe’: The troubled life and tragic death of Danny Richards [The Age]

State Coroner John Cain’s inquest into Mr Richards’ death in custody has allowed The Age to piece together his final moments, who was in charge of the 48-year-old’s welfare and how he came to die in the hands of those called to help.

Aboriginal man sues over alleged police brutality after bike light arrest [The Age]

Mr Penny’s lawyer, Jeremy King, declined to comment while the matter was before the courts.

The government needs to stop illegal detention of older people [The Age]

Jeremy King, a solicitor who has sued the police for false imprisonment, has seen a court award $30,000 for 30 minutes of false imprisonment.

Officer charged, dozens disciplined over alleged leak of Dani Laidley image [The Age]

Laidley was arrested on May 3 and within hours her mugshot was shared broadly on social media, along with a photograph taken inside the police station – shot through the glass wall of an interview room – which showed her being questioned by two uniformed officers.