Australian Federal Police Association 'dismayed' by ACT government drug decriminalisation push

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By Blake Foden
Updated July 12 2022 - 12:33pm, first published 9:05am
A drug-driving teenager is arrested after crashing a stolen Mercedes-Benz into a police car in Canberra's inner north. Video: Australian Federal Police Association

A police union boss says he is "dismayed" by the ACT government's continued drug decriminalisation push after a teenager crashed a stolen Mercedes-Benz into a Canberra cop car while "high" on illicit substances.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.