Petition for more police in Tweed tabled in NSW Parliament

A PETITION calling for the immediate strengthening of Northern NSW Police numbers has been tabled in the NSW Upper House.

Thousands of residents from the Tweed/Byron area signed the petition calling for an immediate boost in numbers at local police stations.

Speaking in parliament question time on Wednesday, NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell maintained the government had placed an extra 500 officers on the streets since coming into power and would continue to strengthen numbers as part of its election promise.


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