26 Nov 2019

National proposes 'Strike Force Raptor' squad to hit gangs

From Checkpoint, 5:18 pm on 26 November 2019

The National Party has put gangs squarely in its crosshairs, proposing that an elite police team be set up - modelled on Australia's 'Strike Force Raptor' unit.

The idea is one of series of proposals outlined in the opposition's law and order discussion document released on Tuesday.

RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has the story.