Archive for the 'Corruption & Crime Commission (CCC: Australia)' Category

AUSTRALIA – Spratt taser investigation handballed (2012-10-24)

Posted on October 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Kevin Spratt, an indigenous man, was tasered multiple times by officers in Wersdtern Auistralia in 2008. His case has since been passed from one agency to another, has been hand-balled from agency to agency, despite the transparency of the videotape evidence (available on this site). A parliamentary report is also critical of […]

AUSTRALIA – Western Australia pair [including law professor] sue police over tasering (2012-03-25)

Posted on March 28 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: University of Western Australia law professor Robert Cunninghams and Catherine Lee Atoms were tasered and charged with resisting arrest in November 2008. CCTV footage of the pair being tasered was burgled from the professor’s university office before police presented edited footage of the incident in court. The pair have lodged a District […]

AUSTRALIA – Report slams Western Australia Corruption and Crime Commission over probes into police

Posted on September 8 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS:  The taser an invitaton to abuse? In a case acharging police brutality, “a man arrested in a Perth entertainment precinct who was tasered by officers along with his girlfriend. It’s alleged he was also kicked by police and later denied medical attention at the police station. The man and his girlfriend […]

AUSTRALIA – Corruption and Crime Commission hears Kevin Spratt had no warning of Tasering [he was tasered 42 times] (2011-04-11)

Posted on April 7 2011 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : “Kevin Spratt received no warning on the day he was tasered twice, removed from his cell and tasered up to 11 more times … he was Tasered up to 41 times between August 30 and September 6, 2008.” ]] A SERGEANT working at Perth Watchhouse says Kevin Spratt received no warning […]

AUSTRALIA – Probe ordered into conduct of Western Australia cops (2011-03-14)

Posted on March 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “West Australia’s corruption watchdog has asked WA Police to investigate the conduct of officers involved in a clash which left one man in hospital and a policeman partially paralysed. The police officer received a record $3.3-million settlement, Mr McLeod made a complaint to the CCC over what he believed was excessive force […]