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ACT Policing officer's threatening of Rosemary Rix 'spits in the face of the rule of law': lawyer

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By Blake Foden
June 6 2022 - 7:30pm
An ACT Policing officer is captured on camera threatening to "pummel" an Indigenous woman.

A senior police officer spat in the face of the rule of law when he threatened to "pummel" a Canberra woman and answered her request for a lawyer by telling her she would need plastic surgery.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.