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Police Commissioner Andrew Coster says Police around the country will begin stepping up their visibility amid the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 setting restrictions.
They will be making sure people are complying with the restrictions and not flouting the rules.
People should only be driving on the roads for essential purposes. Traffic that is not essential will be deterred.
“All Police districts will ensure they have high visibility in the community where people are accessing essential services, and on the roads, to deter travel that is not essential,” Commissioner Coster said.
“The vast majority of New Zealanders have demonstrated an amazing level of compliance, and we need to ensure their hard work and sacrifice is not compromised by a few who deliberately break the rules.”
Image: CC/ Sam Hudson [Wgtn]
Enforcement will be intensified during Level 4 restrictions. More traffic stops and questions asked will be prevalent to those travelling away from their homes.
Preparations for setting changes have been undertaken, including more stringent approaches to non-essential movement.
“Our operational planning is well-advanced, and we are ready to move quickly to establish region-specific boundaries to enforce any alert level change,” Commissioner Coster said.
“The official locations for these will be publicised once the Health Order has been received.”
“New Zealanders have responded well to the latest restrictions, and the vast majority of people have been doing the right thing.”
Staff will be looking to ensure people understand the restrictions. In addition, enforcement will be taken where necessary to prevent the spread of the Delta variant.
Image: SUPPLIED/CC; Sam Hudson [Wellington]
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