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War on drugs still being fought says Minister

Mon, 23 Jun 2014


Police are continuing to wage the war against people who import drugs to the Island - despite having to realign the service because of budget cuts.

Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson says it remains a priority as there is still an obvious problem.

Last week the Island's chief constable Gary Roberts warned that the pro-active focus would have to be scaled back at times due to a reduction in the number of officers. 

Minister Watterson says extra resource to fund this area could come from the criminal activity itself:

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