Policing agreement signed

johnboy 24 June 2011


Simon Corbell has proudly announced he’s signed a five year deal for the Australian Federal Police to continue their watch over Canberra.

Mr Corbell signed the renewed 2011-12 Purchase Agreement with the Federal Minister for Home Affairs, Brendan O’Connor, Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Tony Negus and Chief Police Officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg.

“This is an important agreement between the ACT and Commonwealth Governments and one that ensures that Canberrans have access to top quality policing through the Australian Federal Police,” Mr Corbell said.

“This agreement has worked very well since 1999 when AFP started providing policing services to the ACT community, and I am pleased that I am able to sign this agreement and continue it for another five years.”

The 2011-2012 Purchase Agreement details 32 key performance indicators and outlines the nature and cost of police services $140 million that will be provided to the ACT through the AFP.

“Some of the key areas of focus in the new agreement include property crime, liquor industry reforms, road safety as well as indigenous affairs and working with those in the community with a mental illness,” Mr Corbell said.

Simon was so happy with the agreement he even tweeted a picture of the signing.

The 2011-12 purchasing agreement is now online.

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