Police Superintendent Michael Kenny, Commander Tweed/Byron Local Area Command, is calling a public meeting to discuss public safety and crime issues within the Tweed Heads area.

The meeting is open to all members of the public to discuss issues including youth gangs, hoon drivers, graffiti, rock throwing and other crime issues.

Questions and suggestions from the floor will be welcome.

Representatives from a number of government departments, including Queensland Police, and private sector specialists will be invited to attend and contribute to the meeting.

This includes local school principals, youth specialists and Neighbourhood Watch representatives.

“I am working with the Tweed Heads community to help reduce local crime and address gang-related activity in the area,” Superintendent Kenny said.

“In recent weeks we have seen a number of serious incidents and I am determined to work with the community to bring down crime and reduce gang-related activity.

“As a community we need to work together to do all we can to stop this criminal behaviour.”

  • WHEN: 7pm, Tuesday 23 September 2008
  • WHERE: Tweed Civic Centre, Brett Street, Tweed Heads
  • WHO: Superintendent Michael Kenny, Tweed/Byron Local Area Commander.