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Here is a selection of my publications. Click on the title to view the whole text, or chose a category on the left.

  • Rat-Pack leader takes evidence to the grave
    By: TONY KOCH Ex-cop Tony Murphy was linked to several unsolved crimes TONY KOCH IN 1976 I was visited at my home by a young and keen police officer who told me he was concerned about an instruction he had been given to lay a false... read more
  • Leader of the corrupt Rat Pack cops dies, 82
    By: Tony Koch THE alleged leader of the notorious ``Rat Pack'' of corrupt police who ran the Queensland police force in the 1970s and 1980s has died in Brisbane after a long illness. Former Queensland assistant commissioner of police Tony... read more
  • Department gets $242k fine over Malu Sara
    By: TONY KOCH THE Federal Court has slapped the Immigration Department with the maximum fine of $242,000 after finding it breached its duty of care to five people who died on a government launch in the Torres Strait five years ago. The... read more
  • Police defend Palm Island appointee re bias
    By: Tony Koch CALLS for Queensland Deputy Police Commissioner Kathy Rynders to be replaced as the person responsible for investigating the conduct of police who first looked into the 2004 death in custody of Palm Islander Mulrunji Doomadgee... read more
  • Drugs may have caused death of jockey
    By: Tony Koch, Peter Kogoy ONE of the country's leading jockeys, who was found dead in his Brisbane home yesterday morning, had hours earlier collapsed after taking drugs while attending a concert of the American heavy metal band... read more
  • Footage cops face no new charges
    By: Tony Koch, Sarah Elks QUEENSLAND Police say it is unlikely further charges will be laid against officers who watched colleague Benjamin Price assault three people in Airlie Beach. CCTV footage, released by the force on Tuesday, shows police... read more
  • Top cop loses year off contract
    By: MICHAEL MCKENNA, TONY KOCH QUEENSLAND police commissioner Bob Atkinson's controversial new three-year contract has been dumped in a move that has blocked the Crime and Misconduct Commission's stated opposition to the reappointment. Mr... read more
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