Police target public transport in knife crime crackdown

Queensland Police are targeting public transport hubs as part of a major crackdown on knife crime following the introduction of Jack’s Law. Under Jack’s Law recently passed in parliament, officers are able to conduct wanding operations in all Safe Night Precincts (SNPs) and on public transport and at public transport hubs. Following the stabbing death of 17-year-old Jack Beasley in 2019, legislation was introduced in 2021 for police to trial the use of hand-held metal detectors to detect…

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