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Police aim to easily boot out
ROGUE police would be more easily sacked under a proposed reform of the Victorian force's disciplinary system.
Under new proposals, officers found to have committed serious misconduct or whose performance was consistently poor would have to show why they should not be dismissed.
Senior police have for years been frustrated by the difficulty involved in dismissing corrupt officers.
Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius, of the Ethical Standards Department, said police should have the same freedom to sack for serious dishonesty or criminal behaviour as any other empl... Read more