Law & Order Experience

  • Troy joined the New South Wales Police Force on the 30th of October 1988 serving until the 26th of March 2011.

  • Designed and implemented the re-engineering and realignment of the NSW Police Force - the largest and most comprehensive organisational change management in 20 years.

  • 2nd longest serving Minister for Police in NSW history.

  • As Deputy Premier, Troy was in the State Crisis Centre for the entirety of the Lindt Cafe terrorist siege in 2014. As Minister for Police he was later responsible for adopting & implementing number of the NSW Coroner's recommendations including the NSW Police ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ legislation (Terrorism Legislation Amendment - Police Powers and Parole - Bill 2017)

  • In addition, Troy and Premier Baird they designed and legislated the strongest terrorism relation laws for arrest after detention and police powers in Australia.

  • As Justice Minister he secured record funding of $8.1 billion to reduce re-offending and address increases in the prison-bed capacity for NSW Corrective Services including an innovative rapid build prisons model; assistance for domestic violence victims and improved court investment.

  • Increased the NSW Police Force budget and rebased the budget by over $1 billion including the recruitment of 1500 extra sworn officers.

  • Oversaw the introduction and rollout of specialist police Domestic Violence Teams and Regional Enforcement Teams; enhanced legislation for rural crime offences and doubled the capacity of the Rural Crime Investigation Teams; significant acquisition of Police Air-wing Fleet both fixed-wing and helicopters and largest renewal and expansion of the marine fleet.

  • Largest ever funding for the Police Citizens Youth Clubs (PCYCs) including $40 million capital funding in 2018/19.