Witness photos and videos can hold law enforcement to account. Two programs, Copwatch and Fair Play, support minority communities with using this method to address police misconduct safely and legally.
Police are conducting more than 150,000 body searches annually across NSW, with children and Indigenous people more likely to be targeted. Redfern Legal Centre obtained NSW Police statistics about person searches via access to information laws.
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. A 14-year-old Indigenous boy who was hospitalised with head injuries after an encounter with NSW Police officers in September is fighting to have an upcoming hearing examining the officers’ conduct open to the public.