Challenges for Queensland's top cop

Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll is under pressure over a raft of scandals involving misogyny, sexism and racism in the force.

Here are some of the incidents during her three-year leadership:

*Nov 14: Officers recorded making "horrific" racist remarks inside a Brisbane watch house.

*Oct 27: Sergeant Richard Monaei quits after 26 years, saying racism in the force is worse than when he joined.

*Oct 14: Ms Carroll apologises to officers who were sexually abused and faced sexist or racist bullying by colleagues and promises to review every complaint.

*Oct 13: Female recruits given women-only training sessions and warned they are "fresh meat" and to expect to be hit on by male colleagues.

*Oct 6:

- The commissioner reveals she suffered sexual harassment and sexism when she joined the force in the 1980s and 90s.

- An inquiry hears about a sergeant making racist comments to a class of recruits and a senior officer making racist remarks about liaison officers.

- Ms Carroll admits she could have chosen another word when she said the QPS "was in no way racist" at a press conference, despite knowing there were "racist people in the organisation".

* Oct 5:

- Ms Carroll apologises to three women bullied so badly after complaining about sexual harassment, they either asked be transferred to uniform or quit.

- The top cop admits a culture of silence and a fear of speaking out about bullying, abuse and misconduct, saying a 2019 review found the force had a "very paramilitary" leadership style.

- She admits it was a bad decision to promote Ray Rohweder to chief superintendent after he made sexist comments at a conference.

* Aug 18: Disciplines then deputy commissioner Paul Taylor after he referred to a gynaecologist friend as "vagina whisperer" in a speech to 100 people at a leadership conference.

* Aug 18: The commissioner learns a plan to better resource the police Domestic Violence Command is on hold and promises to restart it.

*July 8: Brisbane officer charged with three counts of sexual assault and two counts of suffocating in a domestic relationship.

2021

*Dec 21: A male police officer charged with raping a woman while off-duty in 1999.

* Dec: Ms Carroll rejects a recommendation from the Women's Safety and Justice Taskforce for an inquiry into police culture.

* July: A private Facebook group created by serving officers probed over racist, sexist and homophobic posts.

*April 15: A senior constable charged with two counts of unlawful stalking.

2020

*Sept: Senior Brisbane constable charged with improper sexual conduct toward a child under 16.

*Feb: Senior detective stood aside over comments about the deaths of Brisbane mum Hannah Clarke and her three children.

2019

*Oct: An officer who leaked a woman's address to her ex-partner pleads guilty to computer hacking.

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