Dear Police Force, NSW,
My request is directed to the Public Affairs and Corporate Communications - Media Unit, and pertains to general drug detection operations using detection dogs in NSW.
I wish to obtain a copy of any guidelines and written advice given to police officers who provide comment for media stories on general drug detection operations.
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Accessing NSW Police Force information
Access to NSW Police Force information may be considered through either
formal or informal applications.
In certain circumstances the NSW Police Force will consider releasing
information in response to an informal request eg. Documents relating
solely to personal information concerning the applicant. (Informal
applications - Information Access Unit)
There is no requirement to complete a formal access application and there
is no application fee. In some situations, charges may be incurred for
services such as photocopying.
Applications for access to information under the provisions of
the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 must be in writing,
accompanied by the application fee and if requesting personal information
proof of identity is required. (Formal applications - Information
Formal and Informal applications should be directed to:
Information Access Unit
NSW Police Force
Locked Bag 5102
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124
Vanessa Allen Ereckson
Media Officer l New South Wales Police Media Unit l Level 14, 201
Elizabeth Street l Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 02 8263 6100 / 45101 l Fax: 02 8263 6312 / 45312 l Email:
Sent request to NSW Police Force again, using a new contact address.
In order to process your request, an access application under the
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 be submitted. I have
enclosed a copy of this form to assist you.
Information Access & Subpoena Unit
9768 0777 e/n 34777
To: Letty Mufale/8020737/Staff/NSWPolice@NSWPolice
Date: 02/06/2015 09:03
Subject: Fw: Government Information (Public Access) request - Media
plan for general drug detection operations
Sent by: Susan Hoesterei