CLP Doesn’t Know Fact from Fiction

The CLP DeputyOpposition Leader Lia Finocchiaro has showed she is willing to deliberatelymislead Territorians about vital frontline policing services.

The DeputyOpposition Leader today a put out a press release in which she herself admits wasbased on rumours.


The CLP promisedto deliver 120 frontline officers but failed to do so.

Fact:The Territory Labor Government will have 120 additional frontline officersrecruited by 2020 plus an additional 75 Police Auxiliary liquor inspectors

CLP claims cutsto frontline services

Fact:There has been no cuts to frontline policing. Under the Territory LaborGovernment the NT Police have a record budget, more officers, and more resourcesthan ever before.

CLP claimspolice numbers are in danger

Fact:The Territory Labor Government has recruited more police than the CLP ever did,and attrition rates are the lowest they have been in over 10 years.

CLP claimsPalmerston Police Station wont have a 24-hour Watch House

Fact:Unlike the CLP who failed to deliver vital frontline infrastructure for theresidents of Palmerston we are building a state-of-the-art police station, with a24hour watch house…. (we have also delivered a Palmerston Hospital)

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