After eight years of cuts to police resources and numbers, and propaganda that crime was falling, today’s police announcement exposes National’s deceit on the issue of law and order.
If the National Party’s Kaikohe branch wants the facts on their lack of policing they won’t get it from the current Minister of Police, says New Zealand First.
An average of 8.3 officers on duty over Christmas and New Year means the people of Thames and the Coromandel are right to be concerned, says New Zealand First.
Minister of Police Paula Bennett is either telling porkies or she can’t handle her portfolio, says New Zealand First Police Spokesperson Ron Mark.
Minister of Police Paula Bennett must come clean and clarify how many police are losing their jobs in the coming weeks, says New Zealand First Police Spokesperson and Deputy Leader Ron Mark.
Provincial towns hit hard by crime may miss out on the extra 880 police belatedly promised over the next four years by National, says New Zealand First Police Spokesperson Ron Mark.
Prime Minister Bill English admitted today he starved former Police Minister Judith Collins of money for additional frontline police as Finance Minister, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters.