Anthony Trichter

Adjunct Staff

Adjunct Industry Professor Anthony Trichter APM

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Bachelor of Legal Studies, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Graduate Diploma of Public Administration

Adjunct Industry Professor / Lecturer in Law


Anthony (Tony) Trichter was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 1994, after completing the Bachelor of Legal Studies degree at Macquarie University by distance education while working as a police prosecutor.

Tony retired from the NSW Police Force in 2018 after spending almost 35 years as a sworn officer, the last 10 of which as the Commander of the NSW Police Prosecutions Command, at the rank of Chief Superintendent.

During his career in the NSW Police Force, Tony provided legal advice to the Force’s senior executive, crime squads, counter terrorism and other specialist commands on a range of matters pertaining to the criminal law.  He represented the Commissioner of Police on a number of inter-agency working parties and contributed to the development of legislative reform.

In 2013 Tony was awarded the Australian Police Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. He was also a recipient of the Law Society of NSW award for Excellence in Government Legal Practice in 2002.

Tony was appointed Adjunct Industry Professor in 2019 and lectures in the Centre for Law and Justice, Charles Sturt University, on criminal law, criminal procedure and evidence law.

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