Category Archives: Clinical forensic medicine

Queensland cases of serious ADULT sexual assault, violent assault, forensic medicine, forensic evidence, medical evidence – particularly in cases where the victime is still alive.
Includes issues relating to rape kits, SAK (sexual assault kits), genital injuries during assault.
Includes deaths in custody, drugs in custodial context particularly watchhouse environments.
Includes transmission of Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS via skin injuries, spitting etc.
Includes toxicology analysis in suspicious death and driving matters.
Includes examination and treatment of police detainees.
Includes examination and investigation of health care related deaths.

Police assaults labelled “despicable acts”

Townsville Bulletin Rachel Riley 26 July 2015

FOUR police officers were assaulted on the weekend, including a female officer who was kicked in the chest and a male officer who was spat on at a pub.  The latest assaults come after the Bulletin revealed more than three police a week were being punched, kicked and spat on by criminals in Townsville.

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Assault investigation, Gladstone

QPS News 27 July 2015

Police investigating an assault in Gladstone last month are appealing for assistance from the public.

Around 7.30pm on Saturday June 27, two men were walking from a hotel on the Dawson Highway through a car park after a day at the races.  Two unknown men have then exited a vehicle and punched both the men in the head, and as a result a 23-year-old man suffered a broken jaw and facial injuries.

The two offenders have then fled to a vehicle and were last seen on the Dawson Highway heading towards the Gladstone CBD.  The 23-year-old was taken to hospital and he continues to get medical treatment.

Police are appealing to anyone was in the area and may have information which may assist with their investigation to contact them.  Investigations are continuing.

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Surfers arrest ends in fight for life

Gold Coast Bulletin Jessica Elder, Nicholas McElroy 25 July 2015

POLICE have denied using excessive force on an allegedly drunk and violent man who is fighting for his life after falling 3m to a concrete basement.

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Assault charges, Broadbeach

QPS News 26 July 2015

Police have charged two man following the serious assault of another man in Broadbeach early this morning.

Just after 3.20am, a 19-year-old man was leaving a licenced premises on Victoria Avenue when he was allegedly punched in the face by a man and had his head stomped on by another.

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Evade police charges, Runaway Bay

QPS News 26 July 2015Police have charged two man following an incident that occurred overnight in Runaway Bay.  During the arrest, a man believed to be armed and was bitten by a police dog and was taken to hospital for treatment of minor puncture wounds to his shoulder.
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Grievous bodily harm, Eagleby

QPS News 26 July 2015

Police have charged a 37-year-old woman following an incident on Dongarven Drive in Eagleby last night.

At around 10:30pm officers attended a residence following reports a man had suffered a wound to his neck.

On arrival police located a 26-year-old man with what appeared to be a knife wound to his neck. He was subsequently transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment.

A 37-year-old Tamborine woman has been charged with one count of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Monday, July 27

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