Tag Archives: police

Top cop says attack on 79-year-old woman’s home is despicable

Police are urging people who have seen two youths in the Nelson Terrace and Blain Street area early on Saturday to come forward. FULL STORY »

Town camp drunks attack police, ignore COVID rules

 

 

Police were dealing with a large group of intoxicated people in Alice Springs overnight at the Hidden Valley Town Camp (at left) who surrounded and threatened police, and damaged a police vehicle by throwing rocks. Commander Bradley Currie (pictured) says “some of our most vulnerable” to COVID-19 infection were involved. FULL STORY »

Bad start to the week: Assaults, hit and runs.

Police are looking for offenders in separate crimes. FULL STORY »

Man robbed, but wait, there’s so much more on FB

A local Facebook site ranges from benign neighbourhood watch stuff to encouragement of violent vigilante action. And what does the dagger at the top of the site signify? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Crims terrorise Gillen, three cops attacked

Police say the “community are our eyes and ears”.    FULL STORY »

Kids & cops: All roads lead to Wakefield

 

 

Assistant Commissioner Narelle Beer explains initial interventions by the police are usually diverted to Territory Families and its Minister, Dale Wakefield (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Street kids: What cops can do

 

Moving children to a safe place, engagement with parents and families, referral them to Territory Families via identified referral systems or direct engagement with Territory Families, says Assistant Commissioner Narelle Beer. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Curfew: What else could fix youth crime?

 

The Town Council has rejected Cr Eli Melky’s fifth attempt to introduce a youth curfew. One reason: Police say there is no law for such a move and so their hands are tied. Now Cr Melky is looking at introducing a curfew as a council by-law which would bring the cops into play. Meanwhile fellow councillor Jimmy Cocking is doubtful a curfew would work. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Police in ‘serious custody incident’

Man in hospital with head injuries after “collision” with police car. FULL STORY »

Government fails bush on health, police: McConnell

 

 

Armed police in Alice Springs are making sure that the wrong person doesn’t buy a sixpack while health staff are fleeing remote areas where they don’t feel safe. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Meanwhile Independent MLA Scott McConnell is calling for an investigation “at the highest level”.

 

UPDATE, 13 November 2019, 8.27pm: A 28-year-old male Northern Territory police officer has been charged with one count of murder in relation to the Yuendumu shooting. 

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