“The stark reality is the risk is always there and …

Comment on ‘Cop will be labelled for the rest of his life as a blackfeller killer’ by Chris Slater.

“The stark reality is the risk is always there and officers are forced to make a split-second decision about how to respond, to protect themselves and others.”
And there it is in a couple of lines.
So sad for the deceased’s family and the police officer, tough job in a volatile place. Who would put their hand up to serve there? Only the best.

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Breaking the boom bust cycle wow. Sounds like spin to me.
How about facts and figures. Projected start date, completion date, cost.
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The minder who came up with that needs a holiday.


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Hallelujah. Might be a good idea for Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Ken Fleming to stand down from his exalted position given his admitted ineptitude.
You would expect something more than a knee jerk reaction from someone charged with complete impartiality.


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About eleven months, thank goodness.


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It’s time the faceless people behind these crazy directives were identified and their agendas spotlighted.


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