Tag Archives: posi

Cops at bottle shops: expensive bluff?

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How much does the Point of Sale Intervention – cops at bottleshops – rely on bluff? Is it working? Or is whatever gain it  produces offset by the harm done to our community by the racial profiling of which there is ample anecdotal evidence. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Cops @ bottlos: Give us the numbers!

 

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Hospital emergency department admissions are soaring as there a gaps in police attendance at bottle shops, claims Dr. John Boffa (pictured) of the People’s Alcohol Action Coalition.

Government alcohol policies a giant hangover

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Cops at bottle shops (POSIs): Is the police doing what the government is telling it, or is it bending to the demands of the police union? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: POSIs absent from the Todd Tavern take-away on the weekend.

 

UPDATE 3:40pm: POSIs “balanced” with other needs, says police.

 

UPDATE 3:50pm: Lambley pleased Gunner “flip-flopped”. FULL STORY »

Bottle shop cops may not like it, but are needed

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Grog discussion: Point of Sale Intervention must stay until effective alternatives are in place, writes Congress CEO, DONNA AH CHEE (pictured). FULL STORY »

Cops at bottlos: how it works, and how it doesn’t

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What makes a belief “reasonable” that grog will be taken to a prohibited area? Flaws that can be fixed are compromising a successful scheme. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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