Aboriginal victims of family violence wrongly arrested

By Cassandra Morgan
Updated June 13 2024 - 2:44pm, first published 2:01pm
Misidentification is a systemic problem within Victoria Police, an Aboriginal legal group says. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Misidentification is a systemic problem within Victoria Police, an Aboriginal legal group says. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

Police are wrongfully accusing Aboriginal women of being perpetrators of family violence when they are the victims, locking mothers up and separating them from children, lawyers say.

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