EDUCATIONAL POINTS TO PONDER
.It seems that the NT Government and Police Department are at it again! Natasha Emeck’s story (“Big drop in NT cops at schools” NT News 1/3) seems to indicate that this vital program is facing strangulation by stealth.
This program is one (was one) of vital and telling importance in pointing students in the direction of making wise choices about their futures.
So 13 school based police have been slashed to four with Covid management the excuse for its diminishment. Police Minister Manison MUST ensure the full restoration of school based policing and not allow police hierarchy to slash this most effective of programs for budgetary reasons