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Politicians, gay advocates want independent investigation into claims of police misconduct

(Nicole Hasham, 19 January 2015, Sydney Morning Herald)

Momentum is building for an independent body with the power to investigate police misconduct, following revelations that eye-witness allegations of a police gay bashing have been wiped from official records...

...Sydney MP Alex Greenwich, who is gay, said it was "greatly concerning" that records of Mr Simes' allegations have been erased.

He said the incident reinforced  the need for an independent body to oversee police, investigate complaints and make binding recommendations, adding that claims of police misconduct were  often investigated internally...

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