Stuart Nash has been sending out emails following the format of their housing email, soliciting people who feel they have had a raw deal from Police.
Every day I’m hearing more and more stories of Kiwis struggling to get help when they’ve been a victim of crime.
While the men and women of our police force do a brilliant job on the ground, the reality is that the police have been underfunded by $300 million over the past four years. National have just not given the police enough resources to do their jobs.
We’re hearing stories of police not turning up to crime scenes because they don’t have enough staff, of community police stations closing or losing resources, and councils using private security firms because they can’t rely on the police to do all the work required.
We need to shine a spotlight on these issues. One of the best ways we can do that is by learning more about the issues affecting people like you.
[REDACTED], will you take our short survey about police in New Zealand?
The issue isn’t about how our police officers are performing, but how National has systematically underfunded them to the point where they are compromised in their ability to keep our communities safe.
Labour will fund our police force properly. But before we’re back in Government, we need to make sure we get the word out about the impact of National’s underfunding.Click here to take our survey now.
Labour Police Spokesperson
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