Stephen William SIVEWRIGHT
Unknown NSW Serving Policeman
Late of Ballina, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Goulburn Police Academy Class # DPP 01 ( CEP 98/2 ) Class 274 )
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 32691
Rank: Commenced Training at Goulburn Academy on ? ? ?
Probationary Constable – appointed 22 December 1998 ( aged 23 years, 1 month, 7 days )
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed ? ? ?
Final Rank: Sergeant at time of Death
Stations: ?, Richmond LAC, Lismore ( SenCon ), Wagga Wagga HWP ( Sgt ) – Death
Service: From ? pre December 1998? ? to 11 April 2018 = 19+? years Service
Awards: No find on It’s An Honour
although had been Awarded:
National Police Service Medal
Police Service Medal
Born: Saturday 15 November 1975
Died on: Wednesday 11 April 2018
Age: 42 years, 4 months, 27 days
Cause: Depression – Suicide – Service Glock
Event location: Sturt Hwy, near Berry Jerry Rest area, Collingullie, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Event date: Wednesday 11 April 2018
Funeral date: Monday 23 April 2018 @ 11.30am
Funeral location: St Andrews Anglican Parish, 10 Zadoc St, Lismore
Funeral Parlour: Lismore Funeral Services – 6621 8266
Buried at: ?
Memorial located at: ?
SIVEY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *NEED MORE INFO ( Last checked 151121 )
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Stephen William Sivewright
Stephen William Sivewright
15/11/1975 – 11/4/2018
Today recalls a memory
Of a loved one gone to rest
And those who think of him today
Are those who loved him best.
The flowers we lay upon his grave
May wither and decay
But the love for him who lies beneath
Will never fade away
Forever and always remembering with love
Dad & Mum, Leon, Dylan & Sarah and Kimba
South Grafton 2460
Date listed: 11/4/2019
Police investigate death of NSW officer
A NSW Police critical incident team will investigate the death of one of its own officers after a policeman was found dead near Wagga Wagga.
Concerns were raised for the male officer’s welfare with colleagues heading to the Sturt Highway about 30km from Wagga Wagga on Wednesday afternoon.
The officer’s death is non-suspicious circumstances, and a critical incident team has been formed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the matter.
Critical investigation launched after police death near Wagga
An internal investigation has been launched after a police officer’s death in the Riverina Police District.
Emergency services raced to the Sturt Highway, around 30 kilometres from Wagga, around 4.25pm on Wednesday.
They were responding after concerns were raised to the welfare of a police officer.
Paramedics from NSW Ambulance also responded to the location, but were unable to revive the officer.
Police said that there is no evidence the incident is suspicious.
A critical incident team has been formed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the officer’s death and will be subject to independent review.
Police say a critical incident investigation has been launched after the death yesterday of a police officer near the Sturt Highway 30km from Wagga Wagga. “At this time there is no evidence the incident is suspicious.”
Police Statement: A critical incident investigation has been launched after the death of a police officer near Wagga Wagga. Police were called to the Sturt Highway about 30km from Wagga Wagga around 4.25pm yesterday (Wednesday 11 April 2018) after concerns were raised for the welfare of an officer. Ambulance paramedics responded to the location but were unable to revive the officer. At this time there is no evidence the incident is suspicious. A critical incident team has been formed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the matter.
That investigation will be subject to independent review.
Police disappointed at close of Operation Tortoise
It would have been difficult to escape a random breath test in Wagga across the Easter long weekend.
It follows a Highway Patrol crack down on fatigue, drink and drug-driving.
With thousands hitting the roads for the holiday, Riverina police conducted more than 6600 random breath tests across four days.
These numbers come at the close of Operation Tortoise, with double-demerits in force until midnight on Monday.
Despite the low number of drivers busted drink driving, acting-Senior Sergeant Stephen Sivewright said the behaviour of drivers across the region had been disappointing.
“The message isn’t getting out there,” Sergeant Sivewright said. “People are still speeding.”
He said road users continued to put the lives of their passengers and other people in danger, with more than 200 drivers issued speeding fines.
A further 25 infringements were issued for not wearing seatbelts and 308 drivers were busted for other traffic offences.
“People shouldn’t have to die for drivers to listen,” Sergeant Sivewright said. “This should be a wake-up call.”
His words follow the tragic death of an elderly driver on a Riverina road, near Jindera, on Monday morning.
This death brought the number of fatalities on Riverina roads to six this year.
“That’s ridiculously high,” Sergeant Sivewright said. “Up until March 28, there were 59 fatalities on state roads – a definite increase on last year.”
The story Shock follows number of speeding drivers busted on Riverina roads first appeared on The Daily Advertiser.
Ten drivers busted drink driving across Wagga
Police say the results of this year’s initiative to reduce the holiday road toll are concerning.
It follows Wagga Highway Patrol’s launch of Operation Safe Arrival on December 22.
Acting Senior Sergeant Stephen Sivewright on Tuesday said local officers, combined with resources from Sydney, had already performed thousands of random breath tests across Wagga.
The Highway Patrol chief said of more than 8520 tests, ten drivers had been caught drink driving.
In addition, Sergeant Sivewright said 225 drivers had been fined for speeding across the region, which was more than half the combined number of traffic-related offences, during that period.
“We are concerned about the 10 drink driving offences,” Sergeant Sivewright said. “We’d like that to be zero.”
Double demerits will apply from Friday, December 22 with all Traffic and Highway Patrol Command staff on duty until New Year.
Sergeant Sivewright urged Riverina drivers to stick to the speed limit, to make a plan-b and to get to their destination safely.
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Wagga’s Highway Patrol force are gearing up for the busy Christmas period with Operation Safe Arrival kicking off today.
Double demerits will apply from Friday, December 22 with all Traffic and Highway Patrol Command staff on duty until New Year performing random breath tests, mobile drug testing, speed enforcement and vehicle and driver compliance checks.
Acting Senior Sergeant Stephen Sivewright said the Riverina cluster will be boosted by additional resources from Sydney.
“We’ll have all our vehicles out on the roads during the day and night time so the public can see us.”
The Wagga Command is made up of 20 officers and nine vehicles.
“With more people going away, wanting to get there, they can get distracted by their mobile phones, we’ll be out there trying to deter people from committing offences,” Sergeant Sivewright said.
“For those travelling long distances we hope they have had at least eight hours sleep before they begin their journey, and stop every two hours or when tired.
“Personal responsibility is the key to road safety in NSW. We urge those on our roads over the school holidays, Christmas and the New Year to help us keep everyone safe on NSW roads.”
Last Christmas and New Year period saw 40 people die on Australian roads, up from 34 the year before.
NSW was the worst state for fatalities, claiming 12 of the dead.
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Stephen Sivewright, from Diddine Brahman Stud at South Lismore, was awarded junior and senior reserve champion bull at the Sydney show, making it three out of four Royal Easter Shows he has entered where he has won reserve champion.