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Stories about "police assault":
The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has recommended that the police officer at the centre of an investigation into police use of force against a naked 16-year-old boy in a Byron Bay lane in January be charged.
Ballina’s Deputy Mayor Keith Williams taken a swing at Greens MLC David Shoebridge for hosting a public meeting to ‘call police to account’ following recent social media posts of alleged police beatings of drug affected young people in Byron Bay.
Update: The investigation of police treatment of a 16-year-old male who was found naked and disorientated in a Byron Bay lane will now be undertaken by the Law Enforcement Conduct Commission, rather than a senior police officer, as a result of community concerns.
Tweed-Byron police have been forced to deny assaulting a woman they arrested at a Byron Bay beach yesterday (Monday, February 12) after mobile phone footage of the altercation was posted to social media and screened on TV.
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Science Goes Viral
Even children as young as six can develop ideas that girls don’t like computer science and engineering as much as boys – stereotypes that carry over into teenagerhood and contribute to gender gaps at university, according to a study published in PNAS.
Letitia Kelly is heading the Independent Group F, Women Who Lead ticket in the upcoming Tweed Shire Council elections.