ALL CAA LIBRARY POSTS

A collection of all CAA library posts

ENDEMIC CORRUPTION

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GENERAL ARTICLES

PTSD ARTICLES

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BEHAVING BADLY

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER BEHAVING BADLY

11th December 2022 As reported in the Herald Sun on the 8th of December 2022, Deputy Commissioner Neil Paterson allegedly apologised for an incident involving a Red Cross blood donation worker who was left deeply upset by an encounter with him. It is unclear to whom...

RESPECTING POLICE VETERANS & THE CHIEF

RESPECTING POLICE VETERANS & THE CHIEF

4th December 2020 Some time ago, the CAA proposed a plan that made each Police Service Area (PSA) Manager Station Commander responsible for providing recognition for any Police Veterans who passed away in their area of responsibility. The plan was proposed to the...

FLAKKA – A NEW ZOMBIE IN TOWN

FLAKKA – A NEW ZOMBIE IN TOWN

16th November 2022 It is time for those who would decriminalise the use of illicit drugs to think again. Just when you thought it could not get any worse, a new drug, known as Flakka, has hit the streets and, apparently, is doing the rounds in the Dandenong Area. And...

G-Tag   A NEW PARADIGM IN COMMUNITY SAFETY

G-Tag A NEW PARADIGM IN COMMUNITY SAFETY

29th October 2022 First Published 9th Feb 2016 ‘It was claimed by Victoria Police that the G-Tag proposal submitted in 2016 was assessed and  piloted, however, the pilot was not of this proposal but a proposal with similarities that seemed suspiciously like a cover...

IS IBAC FIT FOR PURPOSE?

IS IBAC FIT FOR PURPOSE?

23rd October 2022 Robert Redlich, please cut it out; you are embarrassing yourself and IBAC. The IBAC Commissioner has recently taken to the media to argue a case for increased powers and funding for IBAC, inferring that the lack of these is the cause of their...

POLICE RESERVE – a step closer

POLICE RESERVE – a step closer

20th October 2022 The Chief Commissioner, to his credit, has announced that the idea of using former Police and community volunteers to release more police from non-critical functions is being examined....

WE KNEW YOU COULD DO IT.

WE KNEW YOU COULD DO IT.

18th Octorber 2022 As we all watched the response of Police to COVID demonstrations, close observers detected an uncomfortable reality was dawning. Is this the new norm?  The community was initially split on the mixed messages that the demonstrators were sending and...

MEASURING POLICE IS PUBLIC PROPERTY

MEASURING POLICE IS PUBLIC PROPERTY

25th September 2022 Policing would have to be one of the most challenging functions to measure. Traditionally the public measurement has been the level of crime and or the road toll, but neither of these measuring techniques adequately measure the effectiveness of...

PTSD  or  OSD – WHO WINS?

PTSD or OSD – WHO WINS?

22nd March 2021 The CAA has thought hard and long before venturing into this part of the conundrum that might explain and perhaps help reduce the impact of the devastating psychological disorders befalling Police members. Our concern is that the label Post Traumatic...

It is a big deal

It is a big deal

Depression, Anxiety These are both real I speak from experience It is a big deal.   In a dark place No way I can see This is not how Things should now be   Fearing to leave My one only space Tears in my eyes No smile on my face.   Not ready to talk The...

Victoria Police demand respect

31st May 2019 Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton in his article, ‘Victoria Police demand respect,’ invited readers of the Herald Sun 31/5/19 to; Ask any old school copper if they’ve seen the levels of respect for police change over the years, and their answer will not...

PTSD Case study 3845

PTSD Case study 3845

26th April 2019 It would not be hard to conclude that the horror stories that the Community Advocacy Alliance (CAA) have reported to date would lead readers to believe that these nightmares were confined to the “Other Ranks”, that is below Officer rank but alas for...

Project Police PTSD- Case study 3843

Project Police PTSD- Case study 3843

Editor’s note:3843 has not (yet?) been formally diagnosed with PTSD, but the circumstances of this case are parallel to many who have been. How would you feel if all of a sudden you found that there had been a major exposé on National prime time television alleging...

Project Police PTSD – Case study 3842

Project Police PTSD – Case study 3842

4th April 2019 This case starts off fairly benignly with a respected country Detective Sergeant with substantial service including a period in the Homicide Squad and an unblemished record of service in a large provincial Victorian town. 3842 was responsible for...

Tas govt introduces PTSD compo change

22nd March 2019 The Tasmanian government has introduced a bill aiming to make it easier for emergency workers to access post-traumatic stress disorder compensation. Emergency workers in Tasmania will have better access to post-traumatic stress disorder compensation...

Project PTSD – Case study 3840

Project PTSD – Case study 3840

16th March 2019 Editor’s note: This is the first published story of this project and we chose to start the numbering system of case studies from Lawyer X case numbering, 3838 because like that issue, this has a management problem (Management Matrix) at its core. We...

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