31 Jan 2024

Mark Mitchell re-committed to extra 500 police in 2 years

From Checkpoint, 5:12 pm on 31 January 2024

The Police Minister has had to correct the record in Parliament - after wrongly pushing out the deadline for one of the Coalition's commitments.

In a rapid backtrack, Mark Mitchell has now re-committed to training an extra 500 police officers in two years - just a day after he said it would take three.

Our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has this report.