Tag Archives: Officer

Officer given significant misconduct notice over Ms Dhu death, inquest told

Posted December 03, 2015 15:10:49

A police officer who was accountable for an Aboriginal lady who died in custody in WA’s Pilbara was given the second highest misconduct notice for her behaviour, an inquest has been told.

Ms Dhu, 22, died in August final year right after visiting the Hedland Health Campus three instances in significantly less than 48 hours.

She had septicaemia and pneumonia triggered by an infection from a broken rib.

Detective Inspector Eric Smith, from the Internal Affairs Unit, stated Senior Constable Shelly Burgess had failed to respond with “adequate urgency” to Ms Dhu’s clear deterioration whilst in the South Hedland police lock-up.

Constable Burgess and yet another officer took Ms Dhu to hospital but she died significantly less than an hour later.

Constable Burgess was provided an Assistant Commissioner’s warning and three of her colleagues received warning notices.

The inquest continues.

Subjects: black-deaths-in-custody, law-crime-and-justice, port-hedland-6721, perth-6000

Agen Sabung Ayam

Officer injured in motorcycle hit-and-run incident, police say

Posted December 02, 2015 16:03:30

ACT police are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run involving a motorcycle and an officer at Gordon in Canberra’s south.

About 1:20am on Wednesday, officers were patrolling in the suburb of Gordon, when a black motorcycle came to their focus.

Officers intercepted the motorcycle and directed the rider to stop on Lewis Luxton Avenue.

But police mentioned the rider failed to comply and fled the location, hitting an officer who had gotten out of the patrol auto and was standing on the road.

The officer received minor injuries in the incident.

Police have urged any person with info on the incident or on the motorcycle believed to be involved to come forward.

Topics: police, gordon-2906, canberra-2600, act

Agen Sabung Ayam