Issues tagged "NSW_Police"

Murderous Denials

01.06.2010

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Who murdered Jenny De Gruchy, her daughter Sarah and son Adrian, in their Albion Park home in March 1996? Was it hardened criminals, or Matthew De Gruchy, Jenny's son and the brother to Sarah and Adrian?

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Off the Rails

01.06.2008

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Friday 31 January 2003 in Sydney started with a balmy morning and the promise of hot and humid conditions. Within hours, seven would die in a horrific train crash, requiring a major rescue operation in remote bushland.

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The Kidnapping and Murder of Graeme Thorne

01.07.1963

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A full overview of the scientific aspects regarding one of Australia's most notorious crimes.

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A Nightmare on Crown Street

01.09.1998

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A brutal double murder on Christmas Day 1988, involving disembowelment and partial decapitation. A graphic account of events from one of the first two police on the scene.

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An Enigmatic Death

18.03.2011

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From the APJ's archives, the bizarre circumstances causing the death of a lonely farmer.

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Centennial for Police Prosecutors

12.04.2011

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In 1911 the then Inspector General (Commissioner) of the NSW Police chose a small group of men with suitable educational qualifications, to form the nucleus of a prosecuting section to perform the specialised duty of presenting the case for the Crown to the presiding Stipendiary Magistrate. This initiative enjoyed immediate success with the Magistrates of the day commending the police for their efficient and able presentation of court evidence.

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Crocodile Tears - The Murder of Jody Galante

25.05.2011

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The investigation into the brutal murder of Jody Galante.

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No Ordinary Sunday

02.03.2012

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How a zipper stopped a TASERĀ® and started a gunfight during an armed robbery in Sydney, in 2009.

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The Corpse in the Culvert

01.09.2012

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A case study of a brutal and senseless murder involving illicit drugs and alcohol.

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The Auburn Tragedy: The Murder of Constable Long

01.09.2012

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A worthy article remembering the service of Constable Samuel William Long, who was murdered during the evening of 19 January 1903, when he disturbed a burglary in progress.

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The Weightman Murders: Strike Force Tenos

01.12.2012

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What drives a son to murder his parents? This detailed case study explores how the son and his accomplice almost escaped justice, and how police were able to learn from past mistakes and errors.

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Fly-by-Nighters:

01.03.2013

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How State and Federal law enforcement agencies collaborated to dismantle a drug smuggling syndicate that utilised Australian Airports

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The Little Pebble: Cult Leader & Child Sex Offender

01.03.2013

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A compelling account of an investigation into the horrific actions of a cult leader.

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Bowling Bandits Meet the Jacks!

01.03.2013

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An armed robbery, high speed vehicle chase, violent crash and the search.

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Caught Red-Handed

31.08.2013

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The investigation into a series of bank robberies in the NSW Southern Highlands.

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Death by Misadventure

01.06.2014

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The story of an investigation into a case where a man died from severe burns received at a nursing home, and the critical role that CCTV played in helping police.

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40 Minutes of Madness

01.06.2014

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An overview of 'Strike Force Blue Bonnet', the police investigation into an episode of home invasion, assault, sexual assault and the theft of drugs.

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Criminal Investigation Dinner

24.08.2015

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An upcoming event for law enforcement personnel.

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The Mutilator

01.09.2015

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The grizzly story of arguably Australia's first serial killer.

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An Extraordinary History

01.09.2017

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An overview of the history of Australia's most unique police unit, which traces its origins to the darkest days of World War 2.

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Never a Dull Moment

01.09.2017

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A vivid recollection of a robbery gone wrong, a police pursuit marred by violence, a murder, and a dramatic shootout with police.

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Police Rescue & Bomb Disposal

01.09.2017

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An advertisement for an exciting and dramatic history of Australia's most unique police unit.

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The Siege at Adjungbilly

01.03.2017

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Having your life threatened by a man firing a rifle at you is, thankfully, a sensation most officers will never endure. This happened to the author though, in February 2001.

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