“..The police watchdog is expected to recommend changes to the way officers handle out-of-control parties –
– after repeated reports of brutality and excessive force.
Independent Police Conduct Authority chairman Sir David Carruthers said yesterday it had received many complaints about police using excessive force to break up parties –
– typically from partygoers claiming they had been bashed – pushed – or wrongly excluded.
Sometimes neighbours contacted the IPCA – shocked by police behaviour..”
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