NEWS

Doctor says police failed in duty of care towards Aboriginal woman who died in custody [The Guardian]

An emergency care specialist says he believes New South Wales police failed in their duty of care towards an Aboriginal woman who died in a holding cell.

Victoria police who beat Melbourne pensioner ‘should be taken off their job’ [The Guardian]

Lawyers have called for police captured in CCTV footage pinning down and beating a mentally unwell Melbourne pensioner to be immediately stood down, and have said similar incidents are occurring across Victoria every day.