Saturday, March 3, 2012
NSW Police Force Andrew Scipione
On Wednesday it was the 150th anniversary of the NSW Police Force and the skies cleared for their parade. Here is the Commissioner, Andrew Scipione. Sadly two days later he was travelling to Tamworth because a Police officer was shot and killed.
'POLICE officer David Rixon, a father of six with 20 years' service in the NSW force, has been killed in a shootout sparked by a routine vehicle stop in the state's north.
Police have formally identified Senior Constable Rixon, 40, as the officer who was gunned down on Friday after he pulled a vehicle over in Lorraine St, West Tamworth, just after 8am.' Herald