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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.
Ex-policeman pleads guilty to rough justice
By: Tony Koch A FORMER Queensland police officer who chose to dispense his own brand of justice for minor offences yesterday pleaded guilty to three of the most brutal assaults on prisoners witnessed in recent years, with the violence... read more
Top cop slammed for Palm probes
By: Michael McKenna, Tony Koch QUEENSLAND Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson was responsible for seriously ``flawed'' investigations into the 2004 death in custody of Palm Island man Mulrunji Doomadgee that invoked the pre-Fitzgerald culture... read more
Failure of the justice system
The family of Doomadgee has good reason to be angry THE family of Mulrunji Doomadgee is right -- Queensland Police should ``hang their heads in shame'' over his death and the 5 1/2-year saga that followed. On Friday, Deputy Chief Magistrate Brian... read more
Colluders should be weeded out: Lawyer.
By: TONY KOCH, JARED OWENS QUEENSLAND Police should ``hang their heads in shame'' over the Coroner's open finding in the death of Mulrunji Doomadgee, his family said yesterday. The Doomadgee family's spokesman and barrister Andrew Boe... read more
Breach of trust felt by every citizen
By: TONY KOCH COMMENT THE systematic demolition by Coroner Brian Hine of police evidence to his inquest into the death of Mulrunji Doomadgee is a sad commentary on justice in Queensland. Any reasonable understanding of the evidence given... read more
Mulrunji tip-off spoils case
By: JAMIE WALKER THE investigation into the 2004 death in custody of Palm Island man Mulrunji Doomadgee was stripped of credibility because of a ``perception of collusion'' between local detectives and the policeman who caused the... read more
No CCTV of scuffle in hospital
By: JAMIE WALKER, TONY KOCH A probe into the death of a mentally ill man will be deprived of security footage OUTRAGE over the death of an Aboriginal mental health patient who was trying to be admitted to hospital is set to intensify... read more