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Segregation of Australian Schools

SA Secondary Principals Association wants police in schools

Michael Owen: The Advertiser | January 20, 2009


PRINCIPALS believe increasing cases of physical and sexual violence in schools warrant community police officers being based on campuses.

The number of reported physical and sexual assaults against students and teachers is skyrocketing as the State Government enforces its “zero tolerance” approach to violence in public schools.

As 170,000 children prepare to return to school next Tuesday, Education Department figures provided to The Advertiser reveal a sharp spike last year in the amount of physical and sexual violence in schoolyards across the state. …

Gunpoint traffic light terror

Michael Milnes, Police Reporter: The Advertiser | December 17, 2008


A MOTORIST has been robbed at gunpoint at a set of northern suburbs traffic lights, after thugs smashed their way into his vehicle with an iron bar.

As the man waited at the intersection of Kings Rd and Fairbanks Drive, Paralowie about 4.30am, two men approached him, one of them smashing the windscreen with the bar.

Police spokeswoman Senior Constable Rebecca Stokes said the other man was armed with a dark coloured handgun and threatened the driver and demanded money.

The men escaped with the man’s wallet in a …

Asian thief dishonestly claims lost wallet at Westfield

The Advertiser | May 27, 2008


AN opportunist thief has taken advantage of the honesty of a good samaritan by claiming ownership of a lost wallet filled with cash.

Asian thief dishonestly claims lost wallet at WestfieldThe wallet was found in a cinema on Friday, May 16, at the end of a movie screening at Marion Megaplex, Westfield Marion.

Police said a person found the lost wallet and asked a nearby couple if it belonged to them.

When they said no, another man claimed the wallet was his and it was handed over in good faith.

But it was later revealed that the wallet did not …