Criminals are targeting seniors in South Auckland but the Minister of Police is doing nothing about it, says New Zealand First Associate Spokesperson for Law and Order Asenati Lole-Taylor.
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Police Minister Anne Tolley must explain why rural police are left to face potentially dangerous situations alone, and at night, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First says the lack of an increase in the Police budget for the fifth straight year shows that the Government is completely out of touch with reality.
New Zealand First supports all police recruitment drives, including adding more women to the frontline to strengthen police work overall and better represent the community.
Claims by the Government that “communities are safer” is absolute baloney, says New Zealand First.
New Zealand First is calling for a bill banning powerful hand-held lasers to be rushed through Parliament and made law today.
Local communities in Auckland fear for their safety in their own homes after an elderly woman was assaulted, tied up, and burgled this week in broad daylight at her home in Papatoetoe says New Zealand First.
The operational capability and effectiveness of our Police force are being strained by budget cuts and limited resources, says New Zealand First.
Several criminal incidents that occurred in South Auckland over the weekend prove that police are seriously underfunded says New Zealand First.
With the Arms (Military Style Semi-Automatic Firearms and Import Controls) Amendment Bill set to become law next month, New Zealand First is calling for pistol grips on sporting rifles and shotguns to be officially recognised as safety features, a
New Zealand First has warned that serious problems will keep emerging while Police are not given sufficient resources to maintain law and order.
New Zealand First is concerned that the Police are hugely under-resourced and frontline officers are being put at risk due to budget cuts.