Senior NT police deny Zachary Rolfe’s claim unit held racist mock award, inquest hears

Lawyer tells Kumanjayi Walker inquest current and former officers in tactical response group rejected claims and said they were hurtfulFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastSenior police from the Northern Territory’s heavily armed tactical response unit have strongly denied claims by Zachary Rolfe that the unit bestowed a racist mock award on colleagues who displayed Aboriginal-like behaviour, a court has heard.Rolfe made the claims earlier this week in Alice Springs during the inquest into the death of Kumanjayi Walker.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading...

Feb 29, 2024 - 11:33
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Senior NT police deny Zachary Rolfe’s claim unit held racist mock award, inquest hears

Lawyer tells Kumanjayi Walker inquest current and former officers in tactical response group rejected claims and said they were hurtful

Senior police from the Northern Territory’s heavily armed tactical response unit have strongly denied claims by Zachary Rolfe that the unit bestowed a racist mock award on colleagues who displayed Aboriginal-like behaviour, a court has heard.

Rolfe made the claims earlier this week in Alice Springs during the inquest into the death of Kumanjayi Walker.

Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading...

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