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Police Carrying Guns in Court

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September 17, 2015

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On Tuesday, 4 August 2015 the Deputy Premier of New South Wales, Mr Troy Grant, made a media release stating that Police will now be able to wear their guns in court. This new protocol took effect on 10 August 2015. Prior to this protocol being introduced by the NSW Government, police were not permitted to bring their guns into a courthouse or courtroom unless they sought and gained special permission from a judicial officer.  The media release cites Australia’s heightened terrorism alert and the risk posed to police, judicial officers […]

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