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The partner of Constable Glen Humphris, one of the four Victoria Police officers killed in a truck crash, has paid tribute to his soulmate’s infectious smile and pride in his job. Humphris, Senior Constable Lynette Taylor, Senior Constable Kevin King and Constable Josh Prestney were tragically killed in the horrific crash on the Eastern Freeway …

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Victoria’s anti-corruption watchdog has cleared police of using excessive force in a botched raid on a gay bookstore that left an innocent man seriously injured. In May last year, events promoter Nik Dimopoulos was asleep in an apartment above Fitzroy queer bookstore Hares and Hyenas when he heard voices of intruders. Unknown to Dimopoulos, the …

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The Australian Federal Police have published a video of LGBTIQ staff reading homophobic abuse received ahead of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. “Every year, the AFP marches in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras,” the AFP wrote on Facebook this week. “We march in support of our colleagues, family and friends [and] in …

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A Gold Coast police officer, currently under investigation for leaking a gay sex video, has been promoted. The senior constable copied the CCTV footage while working at the Southport watch-house. Surveillance cam gay sex video The footage showed a sexual encounter between two men in the watch-house. The police officer shared the copied footage with …

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Four gay police officers have won a discrimination lawsuit against the NSW Police Force after claiming they were unfairly targeted for a drug investigation because of their sexuality. The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) ruled Christopher Sheehy, Christian McDonald (pictured above, left), Steven Rapisarda, and Shane Housego were “were presumed to be engaged in …

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A British gay couple arrested after an online vigilante “paedophile hunters” group wrongly accused them say they’ve been “traumatised” by the false allegations. The couple, known only as Jordan and Ben, live south of London. The pair have spoken out after online vigilante group Yorkshire Child Protectors mistakenly targeted them. The bungled sting occurred when …

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UK gym chain Virgin Active has been caught out after falsely warning its members that undercover police officers would be patrolling locker rooms. The Virgin Active gym in Barbican, London emailed members this month warning them of “reports of incidents linked to individuals’ inappropriate behaviour, specific to the male locker room facilities.” The gym said …

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Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton has apologised for the force’s “unnecessary and unacceptable harm” to the LGBTIQ community. Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton delivered the formal apology to the community and LGBTIQ police officers on Monday. “I acknowledge that there have been times in our history with the LGBTI community when Victoria Police has fallen …

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A police officer who was repeatedly denied a transfer to the same city as her female partner has lost her discrimination claim against the Australian Federal Police. Detective Sergeant Kathryn Richens claimed the Australian Federal Police discriminated against her due to her relationship with female officer Senior Constable Emma-Kate McPherson. She had sought more than …

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