Police in Cairside have set a mobile police precinct at the Cairngorm Road junction.
Key points:Police said the precinct was the first in the county to offer mobile police stationsCairns Police Commissioner Mark Durnell said the police were using the mobile police unit to “prevent crimes from happening”.
“If you have any criminal activity, we would like to have you arrested immediately and we are going to do whatever it takes to get you caught,” Commissioner Durnll said.
The precinct is being used by CairNS police, who are also on a collision prevention initiative.
Mr Durnl said the mobile unit was a response to the recent “bully-shaming” campaign launched by the Cairsiders and others.
“If we see a person driving around with a large group of people, it’s a good thing to have the police there,” he said.
“It will be a deterrent to crime and we’ll be there to stop it.”
We are going out and doing our job and if we can get people in the car, then that’s a great thing.
“I think we’ve done a great job in the last few months.”
Police are getting a lot of support from the community and we’ve had some fantastic community support.
“He said Cairnnians were using social media to report any incidents that might occur in their community.”
You can’t go into your local pub and expect to get drunk,” he added.”
The police are here and they’re going to be out there and they will be doing their job.
“The precinct also features a mobile home park and a mobile clinic.
Police said they would have an official announcement later today.
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