31 Jan 2024

Government can't deliver promise for 500 new frontline police

From Morning Report, 7:09 am on 31 January 2024

The government can't deliver on its coalition agreement with New Zealand First to train 500 new frontline police officers within two years.

The Police Minister is now saying it'll take three years, prompting accusations from Labour of broken promises.

RNZ political reporter Giles Dexter has the story.