11 Nov 2019

Fear over new armed police teams

From The Panel, 4:15 pm on 11 November 2019

Residents and politicians fear new armed police teams are being used for lower risk responses and "preventative patrolling" after an arrest in suburban Hamilton over the weekend.

Video footage showed police in the newly formed ART pulling over a car on a suburban Hamilton Road. The person who filmed it called the situation "terrifying".