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Northern Territory Police and Insurance Company Expecting Spike In Crime Across Darwin
Crime Stoppers and Neighbourhood Watch are expecting a spike in break-ins during the upcoming school holidays, as insurance company TIO begs its policy holders to tighten security around their homes.Property crime rates have soared recently, with a 72 per cent increase in the first quarter of the year. Car thefts are also up 29 per cent.NT Police Senior Constable Tracy-Dale Middleton said many people were not even taking basic precautions.Opposition Leader Michael Gunner laid the blame for the spike in property crime on the Government’s failure to deliver a promised 150 new police.Read more in the Daily Telegraph.Source: www.dailytelegraph.com.au