After two police officers and an innocent bystander were shot dead, Australia’s weapons licensing system needs to be overhauled, according to the Queensland Police Union chief.
Police officers Constables Rachel McCullough and Matthew Arnold, and civilian Alan Dare, were murdered by three “ruthless and ruthless” gunmen.
It remains to be seen how the group, brothers Nathaniel and Gavin Train, and Stacey Train, acquired “a good deal of weapons” and attacked four young police officers, two of whom lost their lives. Unknown.
QPU head Ian Reavers said they will need to look into how guns and other weapons are licensed after the event.
“Weapons are not a matter of proper administration, but we need to look at weapons licensing systems and national databases,” said Leibers.
“Would it be better if people moved from state to state?”
At the center of the ambush is Nathaniel Train, a former principal who moved from New South Wales to Queensland before the attack.
Leavers pointed to the movement of people between states as a potential weakness of the system and called for “uniformity across the board.”
“And if things can get better, all states need to work together to make sure they have the best systems available. So to keep Queensland communities and the rest of them safe You can get the best information about,” he said.
He said an investigation into firearms and weapons tracking systems in Australia would be seen as officers investigate the incident.
“If a firearm falls into the wrong hands, it’s time for us to be concerned and that will form part of the investigation,” he said.
“And if things can be done better, all states need to work together to make sure they have the best system available. You can get the best information to keep you safe.
Four police officers, including Officers Randall Kirk and Keely Blow, who narrowly escaped for their lives, are making periodic stops while investigating missing person reports to the Nathaniel Train. rice field.
The group drove to the Gavin Train property in Wiamville, honked their horns to alert residents to their presence, and then jumped over the fence to enter the property.
Seconds later, they were met by a hail of gunfire that killed Constable Macklow and Constable Arnold.
Leavers expressed concern for police officers who need to remain safe while “on the job.”
“Because these tragedies shouldn’t have happened,” he said.
“We are not used to seeing this in Australia. This is what we hear in countries like the United States and we have to be very careful. But we have to analyze it and it is It will be done in detail.”
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