Media Reports of Police Involvement in Online Racist and Sexist attacks on Greens MP

On Sunday 10 April Fairfax reported that serving officers in the NSW Police Force have been trolling and harassing NSW Greens MP Jenny Leong on social media.

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In response to these disturbing revelations, Greens MPs Jenny Leong and David Shoebridge held a press conference, which was broadcast on ABC News 24:

The story has also been covered by Sky News, Channel 7, Channel 10, Channel 9, The Guardian, news.com.au, ABC News Online, SBS, Pedestrian, Junkee, Buzzfeed and many other outlets.

Given the seriousness of the situation, and as has been reported, we have referred the matter to the Police Integrity Commission to investigate.

Racism, sexism and bullying are never acceptable in our society.

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