Mental health application rejected for Illawarra cop who slammed teen into ground

Connor Pearce
Updated December 3 2023 - 4:23pm, first published December 2 2023 - 7:00am
Stephen De Jong, left, departing Wollongong courthouse alongside lawyer Patrick Schmidt on August 22. Picture by ACM
Stephen De Jong, left, departing Wollongong courthouse alongside lawyer Patrick Schmidt on August 22. Picture by ACM

A former Lake Illawarra cop and riot squad officer has been convicted of assaulting a teenager at a Shellharbour park in October 2020.

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Connor Pearce

Connor Pearce

Journalist at Illawarra Mercury

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