Police officer who took Tanya Day into custody was appointed Aboriginal liaison officer

Updated August 30 2019 - 1:22am, first published 12:25am
An inquest into the death of Tanya Day in police custody is examining whether racism was a factor.

A policeman who took Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day into custody when she was arrested for public drunkenness had volunteered to be Aboriginal liaison officer just a week earlier.

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