Podcast Episode:

The Bridge Street Burglary

The feature interview this episode is with the author of the article ‘The Bridge Street Burglary of 1894: The Arming of the NSW Police’. The crime was so serious it resulted in the colonial government of the day deciding to issue firearms to all its police. The author, retired Sergeant Danny Webster, also talks about his ground-breaking work chronicling the duty related deaths of NSW police. APJ editor Pat Paroz also gives an overview of the four award winning articles mentioned in the issue, and available at the member’s only section of the website.

Host: Jason Byrnes
Guests: Pat Paroz and Danny Webster

APJ articles cited

30 Minutes of Forever by APJ editorial staff
Between the Lines by Greg Casey
Black Widow Carer: The Murder of William Adamson (Strike Force Human) by Anthony Holmes
The Bridge Street Burglary of 1894: The Arming of the NSW Police by Danny Webster
Dead but still ‘Live’ by Paul Devaney
House of Horrors by Cameron Blaine
Lethal Injections on the Vulnerable by Matthew Faber

Book cited

Beyond Courage: The Circumstances of New South Wales Police Officers who Have Lost their Lives by Danny Webster

Theme: Like We Do It by Grace Mesa, available on Premium Beat
Transition: The Workshop by Oliver Lyu, available on Premium Beat
End: Motivational Digital Piano & Cello by AudioChemicals, available on Audio Jungle

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