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Police and Pride

Brisbane Pride’s recent request that police do not wear uniform during the Pride Rally and March on Saturday caused considerable social media debate about Pride and Police. With two diametrically opposed sides battling it out on social media, it would add nothing to reiterate the arguments made by either side here. However, we did notice …

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The wife of Queensland mum Amy Schulkins, whose vehicle was found submerged on Friday eight months after she went missing, has posted a heartbreaking tribute to her “soulmate”. The 36-year-old mum of five was reported missing on December 30 last year. On Friday, Queensland police recovered her submerged vehicle at Sandstone Point with human remains …

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Police have arrested and charged a man with murder for the fatal 1987 bashing of Sydney man Raymond Keam in a cold case breakthrough. A member of the public found Raymond Keam’s body in grass at Alison Park in Randwick on January 13, 1987. A post mortem examination and 1988 coronial inquest found the father-of-four …

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Queensland police officer Ben Bjarnesen has shared his own experience of domestic violence in a powerful TEDx talk. The openly gay police officer is a domestic violence survivor. Earlier this year Bjarnesen spoke at TEDxUQ hosted by the University of Queensland. The popular lectures are held on thousands of different topics all over the world. …

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The Queensland Police Service is investigating a private Facebook group over reportedly sexist, racist and homophobic posts by its officers. The “Defend the Blue” Facebook group is one of several private groups only open to serving and former Queensland police officers. A senior serving Queensland Police officer set up the group last year. It currently …

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The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released new data showing gay, lesbian and bisexual Australians trust police, the justice system and the healthcare system less than straight folk. The ABS spent four months last year conducting their General Social Survey for 2020. From June to September, they surveyed a range of Australians on a variety …

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Hundreds have signed an open letter from activist group Pride in Protest calling on Melbourne’s Midsumma to ban police officers and correctional officers from the city’s annual Pride March. The Midsumma Pride March 2021 kicks off this Sunday morning in St Kilda (May 23), as part of the annual LGBTIQ festival in Victoria. A contingent …

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NYC Pride yesterday announced a ban on police and other law enforcement officials at Pride events. The organisation committed to maintaining the ban until 2025. “Effective immediately, NYC Pride will ban corrections and law enforcement exhibitors at NYC Pride events until 2025.” Further, the organisation challenged local law enforcement to acknowledge past harm. NYC Pride …

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Former AFL coach Dani Laidley is suing Victoria Police for negligence over the alleged “malicious” leaking of sensitive photos of her in custody that outed her as transgender. Last May, Dani Laidley was arrested for stalking offences outside a woman’s home, to which she later plead guilty. After the arrest, a photo of Laidley’s mugshot …

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NSW Police have called for witnesses after ABC crime reporter Mark Reddie and others were pelted with eggs by “a car full of idiots” after Sydney’s Mardi Gras parade. Reddie spoke out about the attack on Sunday morning, and reported it to police on Monday. A NSW Police spokesperson said officers were investigating an assault …

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