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    The NSW Police Force Probably Need To Rethink How They Name Awards

    Heart in the right place, dictionary missing.

    NSW Police Force's current homepage has sparked some controversy.

    The naming of the "Domestic Violence Practitioner of the Year" award had a few people scratching their heads.

    Really @nswpolice? When you were naming this award no one raised any issues with it??

    Lucy Carter@lucethoughts

    Really @nswpolice? When you were naming this award no one raised any issues with it??

    3:20 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @Kate_McClymont @nswpolice @lucethoughts probably takes 3 levels of approval for stationery requests - and this goes through unchecked!

    Mark Townsend@SirTownsendmark

    @Kate_McClymont @nswpolice @lucethoughts probably takes 3 levels of approval for stationery requests - and this goes through unchecked!

    3:40 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    To their credit, NSW Police were quick to respond:

    @Kate_McClymont This a serious and genuine award to recognise officers who provide outstanding service to support & protect DV victims.

    NSW Police@nswpolice

    @Kate_McClymont This a serious and genuine award to

    recognise officers who provide outstanding service to support & protect DV victims.

    4:18 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    But most were still put off by the unfortunate naming.

    @nswpolice @Kate_McClymont I think you’re missing the point. It’s not the award, it’s the stumblebum name of it.

    David Sanderson@dizzylimit

    @nswpolice @Kate_McClymont I think you’re missing the point. It’s not the award, it’s the stumblebum name of it.

    6:17 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @Kate_McClymont @JuliusFlywheel @nswpolice @lucethoughts - I find it offensive. A practitioner is s/one who practices ..... #nswpol

    Sheela@OzSheela

    @Kate_McClymont @JuliusFlywheel @nswpolice @lucethoughts - I find it offensive. A practitioner is s/one who practices ..... #nswpol

    5:29 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @nswpolice @lucethoughts @Kate_McClymont Missed the point. The phrase should be "Domestic Violence *Protection* Practitioner".

    Mark Colvin@Colvinius

    @nswpolice @lucethoughts @Kate_McClymont Missed the point. The phrase should be "Domestic Violence *Protection* Practitioner".

    6:27 PM - 19 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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