Body worn cameras: The all-seeing eye? [Law Institute Journal]

Despite the significant roll out of body worn cameras by the Victorian government, their use, disclosure and retention remain controversial. Further, the question of the actual value of filming police as a means of discouraging misconduct must be asked, especially in light of the recent incidents involving Eric Garner and George Floyd.

Body worn camera scheme fails accountability test [Law Institute Journal]

Body cameras will be worn by 11,000 Victorian police by 2020, but it will be up to individual officers to decide when to turn them on or off.

Rediscovering an ancient tort [Law Institute Journal]

The recent decision of Mullett has impacted on the development and accessibility of the unusual tort of MiPO, with practical considerations for practitioners seeking to plead misfeasance in tortious litigation.

Inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria – 19 Feb 2018 [Parliament of Victoria]

The CHAIR — Good morning. I declare open the public hearings for the Independent Broad-based Anti-Corruption Commission Committee’s inquiry into the external oversight of police corruption and misconduct in Victoria. All mobile telephones should now be turned to silent. I welcome Mr Jeremy King from Robinson Gill Lawyers.

IBACC Submission 44A [Parliament of Victoria]

My name is Jeremy King, Principal Lawyer, speaking on behalf of Robinson Gill Lawyers.

Robinson Gill Lawyers has represented and advocated for persons affected by police misconduct since the 1990s. We are experts in civil litigation against the State of Victoria for torts committed by its police members such as assault, battery and false imprisonment.

Police Accountability in Complaint Mechanisms and Australia Civil Litigation

The most accessible avenues for holding police accountable are complaint mechanisms and civil litigation. Complaints against police come from a wide sector of the community and can range from concerns over the use of foul language to more serious cases of assault perpetrated by officers against individuals.