13 Aug 2020

Government didn't increase police officer numbers by 1800

From Morning Report, 8:47 am on 13 August 2020

The government has failed to meet its target of increasing the total number of police by 1800 officers in three years.

Official figures show there are 1280 more officers than this time three years ago and the National Party says that's well off what's required to fight rising crime.

Police reporter Ben Strang has more.