Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

7 June 2007 Edition

Policing - a new site of struggle

7 June 2007

Sinn Féin members took part in the first public meeting of the North's newly constituted Policing Board this week. Sinn Féin is on the Board to deliver accountable and acceptable policing and to ensure that the brutal experience of policing since the foundation of the Six County state is banished firmly to the past. For this to happen, a strong republican presence on the Board is imperative. Sinn Féin has clearly- defined objectives, which it intends to deliver through membership of the Policing Board and the local DPPs, and the party's arrival means that the days of the PSNI having its decisions rubber-stamped are over. Free article

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