Same stan­dard needed

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - News -

Curtin Univer­sity se­nior na­tional se­cu­rity and in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions lec­turer Mark Briskey said the Po­lice Fed­er­a­tion of Aus­tralia ini­tia­tives were 21st cen­tury so­lu­tions for 21st cen­tury crim­i­nal in­tel­li­gence gath­er­ing and crime fight­ing.

“A big impediment to both ef­fec­tively ob­tain- ing in­for­ma­tion on nascent crim­i­nal con­spir­a­cies as well as ef­fec­tive po­lice work more gen­er­ally is ob­tain­ing timely and ac­cu­rate in­for­ma­tion,” he said.

He said that to de­feat so­cial me­dia and IT savvy crim­i­nals, po­lice needed to op­er­ate on a level play­ing field where they have at least equal resources.

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