28 Aug 2023

Some people disabling ankle bracelets with tin foil - report

From Checkpoint, 5:43 pm on 28 August 2023

Political football or a threat to people's safety? Some of the sentiments over a leaked police report into the number of people disabling their electronic ankle bracelets with tinfoil. The police report, leaked to The New Zealand Herald, says people are wrapping tinfoil around the devices to disable them, then going out and committing crimes. Krystal Gibbens reports.