ALL CAA LIBRARY POSTS

A collection of all CAA library posts

ENDEMIC CORRUPTION

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GENERAL ARTICLES

PTSD ARTICLES

OPERATION WATTS Critical analysis Part 3

OPERATION WATTS Critical analysis Part 3

Red Shirts + Grey Corruption = Whitewash How are we to deal with miscreant Integrity units when they step outside the law? This State has a robust and effective legal system developed since Federation. We acknowledge that there are flaws; however, the 'system' has...

OPERATION WATTS Critical analysis Part 2

OPERATION WATTS Critical analysis Part 2

Red Shirts + Grey Corruption = Whitewash The Watts report into the Red Shirts and Branch stacking activities undermines a cornerstone of our democracy – the rule of Law. No one is above the Law, which is absolute; not an optional extra available to those in power. 'At...

OPERATION WATTS Part1

OPERATION WATTS Part1

Red Shirts + Grey Corruption = Whitewash OPERATION WATTS The Operations Watts report recently released on the joint investigation by IBAC and the Ombudsman's of the Red shirts and Branch Stacking matters makes for interesting reading. At first blush, a lot of costs...

WHAT A GREAT INITIATIVE

WHAT A GREAT INITIATIVE

24th July 2022 Safer exchange sites have been introduced to some Victoria Police Stations in metropolitan Melbourne's northeast. A concept widely used overseas, but an idea of which most of us were unaware. This is a significant and positive strategy Victoria Police...

IMPROPER INVESTIGATION

IMPROPER INVESTIGATION

19th July 2022 “An Improper Investigation” and “Police misconduct a dark cloud over conviction” were two headlines in Herald Sun 1/8/2020 – and both were misleading.  The real story lay in the small print:- “There appeared to be a culture of acceptance of the improper...

POLICE TSUNAMI IS INEVITABLE

POLICE TSUNAMI IS INEVITABLE

18th July 2022 In a democracy, the community rightly sees the Government as ultimately responsible for Law and Order; critical to that responsibility is the performance of the Police Force. In this current election environment, you can bet that all political machines...

Who let Miller and Silk down?

Who let Miller and Silk down?

16th July 2022 The acquittal of Jason Roberts for the murders of Senior Constable Rodney Miller and Sergeant Garry Silk in 1998 is disappointing, but the part that rips at our guts is that the acquittal was achieved because it would seem, the ineptitude of...

A VICTORIA POLICE EMERGENCY

A VICTORIA POLICE EMERGENCY

12th July 2022 On many issues, the CAA is in lockstep with the Police Association (TPAV), but sometimes that step is out of kilter a little bit, as is the case with the TPAV recent announcement as a solution to the dire staffing levels at Police Stations,  ‘New police...

Safe injecting room – gang cartel connection?

Safe injecting room – gang cartel connection?

10th July 2022 The so-called 'safe injecting' rooms are just part of the evil problem of drug  addiction and the long-term physical and mental health issues that the Government is not prepared to tackle. The CAA has long advocated targeting the business models that...

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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