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More police to be stationed in Yeppoon

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Gary Toon
8 Casuarina Avenue
Taranganba Qld 4703

Total Signatures - 855

Sponsoring Member: The Clerk of the Parliament

Posting Date: 11/09/2019

Closing Date: 24/11/2019

Tabled Date: 26/11/2019

Responded By: Hon Di Farmer MP on 6/01/2020

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland Residents draws to the attention of the House: continuing concerns about the level of youth related crime in the Yeppoon police district; youth being responsible for vehicle theft, property damage, break and enters, shop lifting; insufficient staffing levels at the Yeppoon police station; and ineffective soft-on-crime sentences for young offenders through the court system.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to: consider additional strategies to combat youth crime such as tougher penalties for repeat youth offenders; additional police to be posted to the Yeppoon police station; Additional Police on the streets of Yeppoon after hours; Police officer posted to the Yeppoon Police Citizens Youth Club.