Street Prostitution Thrives While Police Stations Close
27 June 2013
Street Prostitution Thrives While
Police Stations Close
New Zealand First’s
campaigner against street prostitution Asenati Lole-Taylor
says it’s disappointing that the Otara and Papatoetoe
police stations close tomorrow while the local street sex
“The fact of the matter is that
these two closures are going ahead without public
consultation,” says Mrs Lole-Taylor.
prostitution is a prevalent issue in these two areas of
South Auckland and the closures of both police stations
sends out the wrong message to the local community.”
“Local communities deserve better and the Government
should take the time to listen to their voice - the closures
are not well-planned and go against the democratic process
“Police numbers have dropped in the
past year from 8940 in June 2012 to 8721 in February 2013
– so how is the Police Minister going to ensure public
safety with these closures?” says Mrs Lole-Taylor.
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