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Media Alert - Public Hearing

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (the Commission) will hold a public hearing at 10am on Monday 26 March 2018 regarding the arrest of a young person on 11 January 2018 in Byron Bay, and the associated conduct of NSW Police Force officers.

Wednesday 21 March 2018 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission (the Commission) will hold a public hearing at 10am on Monday 26 March 2018 regarding the arrest of a young person on 11 January 2018 in Byron Bay, and the associated conduct of NSW Police Force officers. 

The public hearing will be held at the Commission’s hearing room, level 3, 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney. The hearing is expected to run for a number of days. 

The general scope and purpose of the hearing will be:

To investigate whether any NSW Police Force officer involved in the apprehension, detention or treatment of a 16-year-old male at Byron Bay in the early hours of 11 January 2018 engaged in serious misconduct.  

Filming and recording will not be allowed in the hearing room or in Commission premises. Mobile phones will not be allowed in the hearing room. For further information, please contact the Commission’s media liaison below. 

Due to limited space, please register your attendance via email: louisa.dear@lecc.nsw.gov.au   

Background

The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission is an independent statutory body. The principal functions of the Commission are to detect, investigate and expose serious misconduct and serious maladministration within the NSW Police Force.  

The Commission is separate from and completely independent of the NSW Police Force. The Commission will treat all information confidentially and has powers to protect persons who provide information to it. 

MEDIA: Louisa Dear, 0425 317 535