Give him the flick, now

In the dying days of his less than stellar career as Helen Clark’s lickspittle commissioner, Howard Broad, has taken to utttering complete nonsense.

Mr Broad said the “traditional model of policing” had “delivered a wave of criminals in to the system – an absolute wave”. He told reporters prison was for “serious offenders”.

“It’s tempting to use prison as a minor, intermediate sort of sanction.

“But the evidence seems to be that the `university of the prison’ is a fact and it exists and that we should do everything we can to avoid people going down that track.

“One of the worst things that you can do for an emerging young offender is to group them together with other emerging young offenders. The whole idea is actually preventing crime in the first place.”

Oh righto…it’s prison’s fault that criminals are there?

Judith Collins needs to put this fool on gardening leave. His solution to policing seems to be very Monty Python.

Clayton Cosgrove seems to be very dim too…he is still harping on about police numbers even after getting comprehensively slapped around by Judith Collins in the house on this very issue.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.

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