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‘Policing breaks people’ – Former NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione talks life and career ahead of Tassie trip

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‘Policing breaks people.’

They are the words from highly respected Former Police Commissioner for New South Wales, Andrew Scipione AO APM, when talking about the toll a career of a police officer.

Mr Scipione will be visiting Tasmania next week, speaking to children at a number of schools about how the choices you make when you are young can impact your entire life. He will also speak at a breakfast for the Christian Business Men’s Connection in Devonport next Friday, which is open to anyone to attend.

Mr Scipione was NSW Police Commissioner during several shocking incidents, including the Lindt Café siege and shooting of NSW Police accountant of Curtis Cheng.

Listen as Mr Scipione has a wide-ranging chat with Brain Carlton about several topics, including some of the hardest thing about being a police officer.

If you would like more information about the breakfast in Devonport on Friday, click here.

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