Catalogue of police blunders at party that was broken up
Police tried to suppress details of their baton-wielding reaction to a teen dance event, but freedom-of-information laws have exposed the embarrassing details. Read more…
I’ve had mixed results with freedom-of-information laws. On this ocassion I was able to get a hold of a useful report into the NSW Police. I asked for the document after writing these earlier articles with Herald journalist David Braithwaite.
October 12, 2006: Dance party riot spray row
October 13, 2006: Critics have a spray over police tactics