Police launch review of prisoner transport

Police Commissioner Mike Bush. Photo: Supplied.

Police Commissioner Mike Bush has launched a national review of the custody and transport of prisoners undertaken by Police.

“Our staff go to work every day to keep the community safe and I want to be sure that the procedures and policies we have in place in regard to the custody and transport of prisoners is fit for purpose and mitigates the risks both to staff and the public,” says Commissioner Bush.


“Police manage tens of thousands of prisoner movements every year and generally these are completed without incident.

“When something does go wrong we need to learn from it and where appropriate make changes so that it does not happen again,” says Mike.

Police say that terms of reference for the review will be developed early this week.




2 Comments

I reckon...

Posted on 26-08-2019 14:03 | By morepork

...manacles and a bloody big ball and chain while they are being transported... :-)

Haha

Posted on 25-08-2019 06:44 | By Kancho

Keystone cops. Short while ago keys left in car and prisoner leaves with three guns. Then a group of unrestrained prisoners decide to leave two cops behind, so a review ? Really haha . Not obvious enough then ?

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