It’s a given that police officers are not only tough but also prepared to use their strength when needed. That’s their job, right? But what happens when officers are too tough? Subscribe here: Full Episodes here What happens when they cross the thin blue line? In this joint investigation by 60 MINUTES and The Age newspaper, reporter Nick McKenzie reveals extraordinary cases where Australians claim they’ve encountered police at their very worst. These victims have suffered life-changing physical injuries as a result, but even more worrying, they have then been confronted by a flawed complaints system and a police culture where covering up seems more important than the truth.
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For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes.