Topic: "crime prevention"
Police in the Epping and Ballarat communities will be patrolling with body-worn cameras to better respond to and investigate crime thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government.
The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the police, protection and prevention our state needs, with new laws, more specialist police, equipment and technology to crack down on serious and organised crime.
From next month, local communities will begin to see the first 300 frontline police officers on their streets. These are the first of the 3,135 police the Andrews Labor Government is delivering over five years to make communities safer and drive down crime.
Ice dealers who peddle drugs to children in or near schools will spend up to 25 years in prison under tough new laws to clamp down on drug suppliers and dealers.
Community safety is set to be improved after the Andrews Labor Government provided close to $60,000 to St Albans and Sunshine Shopping precincts to reduce crime.