The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes and supports the introduction of electronic monitoring measures as announced by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr.

AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the AFPA had long been calling for the introduction of electronic monitoring of recidivist and serial offenders, including those committing family violence offences.

“The Chief Minister’s announcement means that the ACT will follow measures already introduced in other jurisdictions. We hope that electronic monitoring provisions are introduced quickly, given that the ACT government has already completed a number of feasibility studies.

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