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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Police Send Friendly Texts to Meth Users and Protests

Police Send Friendly Texts to Meth Users and Protests 
-  Auckland police are using phone numbers they uncover through meth busts to contact drug users—to offer them help. And a surprising amount of people are taking them up on it. Of the 140 texts police sent out to numbers found in a recent raid, 20 people got directly back to police. Detective Senior Sergeant Stan Brown told Newshub the scheme is about cutting the number of meth users they may have to deal with in the future, while also gathering intel on dealers.