Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton
Delivering Our Promise To Boost Police Numbers
Victor P Taffa
Hodgman Government is delivering its commitment to boost front-line Police numbers and keep Tasmanians safe.
Since coming to office in 2014, we have restored Police numbers following savage cuts to Tasmania Police by the disastrous Labor-Green Government, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton said.
“Now, we are investing even more to boost these numbers by an additional 125 Police officers.”
“Today, the Government is announcing the allocation of our 125 Police officers across Tasmanian communities from 2019-2022.” Minister Shelton said.
Hodgman Government in keeping communities and people safe will station new additional Police Officers at:
- 16 in Launceston,
- 10 in Hobart,
- 10 in Glenorchy,
- 10 in Bridgewater,
- 9 in Devonport,
- 8 in Burnie.
As a Government, we know Tasmanians deserve to live in safety and free from the impact of crime. We make no apology for being tough on crime, and that is why we have a target to make Tasmania the safest state in the nation.
“We are investing in our first-class Police service to continue to support Tasmania Police now and into the future.”
“Hodgman Government has a long-term plan to keep Tasmanians safe and we are delivering it. In contrast, Labor has no plan, they stand for nothing and they simply cannot be trusted.” Minister Shelton said.
Distribution Of Extra Police For Tasmania
125 New Additional Police Officers By The Hodgman Government
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