Police are hiring more officers to target stock thieves and trespassers in regional areas

Sahil Makkar
Updated February 8 2019 - 11:02am, first published 9:30am
MORE HANDS: NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Geoff McKechnie says police will recruit 18 more rural crime investigators over the next two to three years. Photo: BROOK KELLEHEAR-SMITH
MORE HANDS: NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Geoff McKechnie says police will recruit 18 more rural crime investigators over the next two to three years. Photo: BROOK KELLEHEAR-SMITH

Police are hiring an additional 18 officers to target stock and diesel thieves, illegal hunters and trespassers on rural properties in the region.

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Sahil Makkar

Sahil Makkar

Digital Journalist

Hi, I am the regional reporter for Fairfax Media. I track news and community-related issues in the Central West especially the Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Lithgow, Mudgee, Blayney, Cowra, Parkes and Forbes local government areas. If you wish to share any news or feedback please feel free to get in touch with me at sahil.makkar@fairfaxmedia.com.au

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