A Liberal Nationals Government will focus on more police on the beat, tougher sentencing and $24 million for more local community safety measures like CCTV cameras in at risk areas across Victoria.
As part of this plan, an elected Liberal Nationals Government will provide $250,000 towards extending the current CCTV security camera network in Hampton Park.
The Hampton Park CCTV program has been widely successful assisting Victoria Police in responding to accidents and crime including a motor vehicle crashing into the Commonwealth Bank and the February gang shooting at a tattoo parlour.
Having an extensive CCTV network at Hampton Park Shopping Centre will act as a deterrent for would be criminals and assist police in catching criminals when they do offend.
This announcement follows other community focused crime prevention measures announced by the Liberal Nationals including:
- Establishing highly visible Police shopfronts in 12 major shopping centres, including at Fountain Gate.
- Re-establish a ‘Police in Schools’ program, to allow police to better engage with young Victorians.
- Fund the establishment of a Victoria Police Mobile CCTV camera rollout and;
- Commit $2 million over four years to Neighbourhood Watch for local crime prevention initiatives.
Under Daniel Andrews, crime is out of control and only the Liberal Nationals are committed to ensuring all Victorians feel safe in their communities.
Comments attributable to Shadow Minister for Community Safety, Edward O’Donohue:
“When it comes to the crime crisis we are seeing locally, Daniel Andrews and Labor have been missing in action and haven’t delivered enough local police or safety measures like better public lighting and CCTV cameras for the Hampton Park community.
Hampton Park is desperate for a strong representative like Susan Serey who will fight for the local community and bring the solutions needed to address this crime wave.”
Comments attributable to Liberal Candidate for Narre Warren South, Susan Serey:
“Violent crime and youth gangs are out of control under Daniel Andrews and communities like Hampton Park are paying the price.
I’ve seen big changes here in my local community with violent crime at record levels. Residents and traders are left to deal with the consequences and have repeatedly asked the Andrews Labor Government for help but without any response.
Daniel Andrews has let crime get out of control in Victoria and only a Matthew Guy led government will deliver tough on crime and community safety polices to keep residents in Hampton Park safe.”