Tag Archives: police

Police seek public assistance following assault

Youths bashed man after he refused to give them cigarettes: Allegation. FULL STORY »

Men sought after acts of criminal damage

 

 

Police release CCTV images after vehicles are damaged in two locations. FULL STORY »

Policing is still just a numbers game

Stone throwing triggers new debate about law and order, but it’s a same-same debate, with parental responsibility still not getting much of a mention, nor is the view of serious commentators that not police but society much reduce crime. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. At left: NT Police Association president Paul McCue. FULL STORY »

Police search for absconder

 

 

He has been seen driving a blue Ford Falcon. FULL STORY »

Quietly lending an ear, or saving a life

 

 

It’s all in a days work for the chaplains in town. Canon BRIAN JEFFRIES writes about people in Alice Springs who perform great deeds without fanfare. PHOTO: Induction last year of Rev’d Rob Weekes as the new Police Fire and Emergency Services chaplain (Southern Command). L to R: Commander Brad Currie, Rev’d Rob Weekes, Assistant Commissioner Michael White. FULL STORY »

Booze arrests but no ‘significant incidents’ at the Finke

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Police were dealing with alcohol offences but “despite the crowd number being in the thousands, police were not called to respond to any significant incidents,” writes Commander Bradley Currie (pictured). FULL STORY »

Grog stats: No independent review

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Claimed decreases in alcohol related assaults are based on government information: The massive size of the published drops suggests that they should be verified by independent reviews. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: PHOTO: In 1990, the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress purchased a food outlet and an attached takeaway liquor licence, and allowed the licence to lapse immediately, pouring out booze in Gap Road. FULL STORY »

Series of police pursuits overnight

Police are looking for a maroon coloured Toyota 4Runner with NT registration CC 38 ZE. FULL STORY »

Society stops crime, not the police

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“Police cannot prevent the vast majority of crime; they simply respond to it. If we halved the number of police, crime would increase a little but not exponentially. Most crime is prevented by good economic and social justice policies, higher employment rates, good family solidarity, high rates of educational opportunities, and welfare assistance,” according to Professor Rick Sarre (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »

Budget repair: Check out the cost of this load of rubbish

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Nine weeks and six days after a report to the police of the illegal dumping of a trailer load of rubbish on the road into the West MacDonells National Park, the lifeblood of our tourism industry, it appears nothing constructive has been done by the NT bureaucracy. By ERWIN CHLANDA. FULL STORY »