28 Nov 2019

Strike Force Raptor won't work - former Australian detective

From Morning Report, 6:09 am on 28 November 2019

The National Party's proposal to set up a police unit that would have the sole purpose of targeting and harassing gangs has been ridiculed by a former Australian detective.

The Opposition is pitching a police unit simliar to New South Wales' Strike Force Raptor team.

Mike Kennedy, who is now an academic, told RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch the strike force has has actually driven the gangs underground.