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WA Police Suspends Local Policing Initiatives To Focus On Faster Intervention

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Police Minister Liza Harvey and Senior Sergeant Ashley Goy championed the local policing initiative

Faced with an increase in crime (16.6% above the previous year) across a range of offences since last winter, Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has indefinitely suspended the local policing initiative (Frontline 2020) to boost police capacity to respond to crime. Continue reading WA Police Suspends Local Policing Initiatives To Focus On Faster Intervention

WA Police Response Times Figures ‘Massaged’: WA Police Union

WA’s Commissioner admits police response times are “not up to scratch” but has rejected union allegations of “covert” tactics when key targets were changed last year. Response time targets were quietly increased in July, a move WA Police Union president George Tilbury was not aware of until shown internal documents obtained by The Sunday Times under Freedom of Information. Mr Tilbury said “response teams” — created under Frontline 2020 — were severely under-resourced and at risk of burnout.

Read the full story in Courier Mail.

Source: www.couriermail.com.au