Death of Kwementyaye Briscoe at the Alice Springs Watchhouse

Death of Kwementyaye Briscoe at the Alice Springs Watchhouse

Unread postby lazerzap » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:05 am

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Published on 27 Sep 2012
In a shameful chapter of the Northern Territory Police Force, Coroner Greg Cavanagh delivered a scathing report on the systemic failures of the Alice Springs Watch House, and the 'lack of maturity' shown by some officers. The coronial inque
st into the death of 27-year -old Kwementyaye Briscoe wrapped up on Monday, finding the aboriginal man's death was preventable, and a 'catalogue of errors' by police, ultimately led to his death. Imparja Journalist Clare Deligny reports from the Alice Springs courthouse on a case the coroner hopes will be a catalyst for 'deep reflection and change.'
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