Is it fair that police can choose whether or not to prosecute a person, even if they catch them committing an offence? This blog looks at police discretion in NSW.
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Maori disproprtionate police discretion for pre-charge warnings
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Suicide by a Cop, funniest parody Gif. The Police yells put down your guns, and the victim shows his biceps saying 'What? These guns?'
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Seattle fires police officer for arrest of an elderly black man for walking with a golf club. For sustained policy violations involving bias, abuse of police discretion, and escalation of a contact.
Black Lives Matter & Racial Equality
WARNING: what you are about to see may offend some viewers. Discretion is strongly advised before proceeding.
‘No judgment, no discretion’: Police records that ruin innocent lives | Toronto Star
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