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Palaszczuk makes $624m commitment to hire an extra 2,025 police across Queensland – ABC News

Less than a fortnight away from entering caretaker mode for the election, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk commits $624 million to hiring an extra 2,025 police personnel over the next five years.



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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has committed a future Labor government to delivering an additional 2,025 police officers over the next five years.
Key points:

  • The Premier says 1,450 more officers will be dedicated to frontline police work
  • Commissioner Katarina Carroll says it is the biggest boost to police numbers in a generation
  • Commissioner Carroll says she hopes it will be honoured by whoever wins government

The announcement comes days after the …

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