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May 9, 2021

An assumption

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David Hancock, Byron Bay

So we must assume that police officers in NSW can bash people with impunity and face no consequences apart from the frowns of some of their fellow officers… just not bloody good enough.

In fact it’s a bloody disgrace and dishonours not only the community at large but police officers and the police force in general!


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