The officer who allegedly used the Taser faces criminal charges. The officer who allegedly used the Taser, a 33-year-old senior constable, has been charged with recklessly causing grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault, NSW police said in a statement.
He has been suspended from duty with pay during an internal investigation, which is being overseen by the state’s Law Enforcement Conduct Commission.
Advertisement The incident prompted outrage from Nowland’s family and friends and from Australian civil liberties advocates, who called for an investigation into police use of force. NSW police have faced other allegations of excessive force in recent years, including against a 14-year-old Indigenous boy who reported being “slammed on his head” and a 78-year-old man who was thrown to the ground and handcuffed.
Typhoon Mawar brings punishing winds, power outages to Guam Two officers who responded to the Cooma nursing home found Nowland, who was 5-foot-2 and 95 pounds, in a treatment room with a serrated-edge steak knife that she had gotten from the facility’s kitchen, police previously said. The officers spent several minutes trying to convince her to drop the knife, but she did not, police said. headtopics.com
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