Publications - Police Complaints

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RLC in the Media: How necessary is a public drug strip search?
18 March 2019

Sam Lee talks to radio 2ser in the wake of a NSW Police drug search operation which saw commenters...

RLC in the Media: RLC raises concerns about police search operation at Central Station
15 March 2019

Redfern Legal Centre's police powers solicitor Samatha Lee spoke to ABC 702 Sydney Drive about a police...

Fact Sheets

Factsheet No. 3: Police Search Powers
17 May 2019

This factsheet aims to help you understand police powers in regards to strip searches.

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Papers & Journals

Discussion paper: New Police Powers Effect Near-Immediate Breakup of Martin Place Tent City
08 September 2017

On 11 August 2017, the NSW government passed laws granting police sweeping new powers to move on people...


Submission: Review of the Surveillance Devices Amendment (Police Body-Worn Video) Act 2014
10 July 2018

RLC and the ALS have made a joint submission to the NSW Government Review of the Surveillance Devices...

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Strip Searches and the Law in NSW
20 May 2019

When can police conduct a strip search? This video discusses police strip search powers in NSW.