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Climate laws add to police workload June 14, 2009

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Climate laws add to police workload

By Ben Packham
Herald Sun, June 12, 2009

FRONTLINE police will be forced to become “carbon cops” under the Government’s blueprint to cut greenhouse emissions.

The Herald Sun can reveal Australian Federal Police agents will have to prosecute a new range of climate offences.

But they are yet to be offered extra resources, stretching the thin blue line to breaking point.

“The Government is effectively saying to us, ‘Ignore other crime types’,” Australian Federal Police Association chief Jim Torr said.

The group had been trying for months, without success, to discuss the issue with Climate Change Minister Penny Wong, he said.

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Will we be getting an Australian version of the below Environmental Police?

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H/T Climate Skeptic for the above photos

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