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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.

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.

Police in 'serious custody incident'

Man in hospital with head injuries after "collision" with police car.

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. 

 

'Cop will be labelled for the rest of his life as a blackfeller killer'

UPDATE:  Police say the officer was "stabbed with an edged weapon”.

 

Otto Jungarrayi Sims (at left) a prominent senior man in Yuendumu, describes the reaction of the community to the fatal shooting by police of a 19-year-old. Meanwhile the police association says "our brave officers ... have encountered what was evidently a very volatile and unpredictable situation". ERWIN CHLANDA reports. At right: An angry crowd outside the Yuendumu police station last night.

 

OTHER UPDATES: The Central Land Council is calling for “an inquiry without delay that is independent of the NT police” and wants to see to see the body camera evidence • Reports that the dead man was on parole were in error.

Mammoth police training less then 12 months from election

 

 

A normal squad of 30 before the busy Christmas period would have made more sense, writes Paul McCue (pictured), Police Association President.

Police seek public assistance following assault

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

Men sought after acts of criminal damage

 

 

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

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.

Police search for absconder

 

 

He has been seen driving a blue Ford Falcon.

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