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Police Emergency Services & Corrections

Motion: Police Security Response Section

September 20, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council notes the significant concerns of many South Australians regarding the arrangements of the new SAPOL Security Response Section (SRS) and calls for a public community consultation process on this matter. I rise today to call for...

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New SAPOL 'SRS' Squad must back away from BLM Rally

July 03, 2020

The Greens today supported the growing call for the new, heavily armed and militaristic SAPOL “Security Response Section” (SRS) to be disbanded. The new unit was launched with a media walk through Rundle Mall on Wednesday which saw strong social media backlash. The Police...

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Question: SA Police & Racism

June 18, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:03): We are going straight from a Labor question to a crossbench question. The PRESIDENT: No, it was a supplementary, but thanks for checking on that. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Thank you, Mr President. I seek leave to make a...

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Speech: Policing the Pandemic

June 17, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:38): I rise to speak on the topic of policing the pandemic. We have heard many a time that we are living in unprecedented times, that this is the brave new world and our opportunity is before us to build...

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Questions: Worker Compensation & Emergency Services Volunteers

February 19, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Over the summer, we know that more than ever we needed our CFS and our SES volunteers to protect both people and property in this state. But also over the summer—late November/early December—a draft communiqué under the auspices of SAFECOM...

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