RLC in the Media: NSW police commissioner 'misleading' for linking strip searches to knife crime

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The New South Wales police commissioner, Mick Fuller, has been accused of being “shrill and misleading” after he claimed reducing strip-searches could lead to an increase in knife crime despite less than 1% of all searches in the state being conducted for that reason.

Michael McGowan reports for The Guardian Australia

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