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Outlaw gangs criminal scum not whanau

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 9:30 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Dame Tariana Turia, when in parliament, often referred to the two major Maori gangs in the country as “just other forms of whanau”. That description of what are in fact two gangs of anti-social violent criminals with values alien to the rest ... More >>

Ten Years After Karl Kuchenbecker’s Murder

Tuesday, 3 January 2017, 12:27 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

3rd January 2017 On 6 January 2007 Graeme Burton shocked the nation, venturing on his murderous rampage throughout the quiet Wainuiomata hills. On that Saturday, Burton shot dead, 26-year-old Karl Kuchenbecker, a much loved father of two and went on ... More >>

Death of Killer Best Christmas Present Ever

Monday, 2 January 2017, 1:51 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

DEATH OF KILLER BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT EVER 1st January 2017 Jason Dwayne Lilly was convicted of murdering Linda Gordon in Kaitangata on 19thDecember 1993 thus destroying any hope of Linda’s family enjoying any festive spirit from that day forward. But ... More >>

Justice System Favours Sex Offender Over Public Safety

Tuesday, 27 December 2016, 3:31 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

BEHIND THE WIRE Justice System Favours Sex Offender Over Public Safety 27th December 2017 “A repeat sex offender who has over 110 convictions should not be living in the community with a GPS bracelet on they should be behind the prison wire being ... More >>

Judge considers home detention for ‘Rabid-Dog’

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:41 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Kahutia Mita, 34, a moronic member of the aptly named Mongrel Mob gang, has pleaded guilty to injuring with intent to injure. His victim was a teenager less than half his age and half his size. The reason Mita viciously attacked the 15 year old? The ... More >>

Youth Justice Decision Smells Fishy

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 9:22 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Rob Muldoon famously said, ‘When you find yourself in a hole the best thing to do is stop digging,’ but it would appear this Government is determined to dig harder and faster. McVicar More >>

Mt Roskill win confirms public desire for extra police

Sunday, 4 December 2016, 11:02 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Mt Roskill win confirms public desire for extra police – McVicar 4th December 2016 The Founder of the Sensible Sentencing Trust says Labours overwhelming win in the Mt Roskill by-election proves once and for all that public safety is an issue people ... More >>

Trust Sends Condolences to Police

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 1:13 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

It was with great sadness that New Zealand learnt of the death of Sargent Mike Toon on Thursday. More >>

High risk killers should not be released

Saturday, 3 December 2016, 1:11 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Twenty one years ago, then prostitute Jan Yorke killed lover’s estranged wife in what a detective who investigated the case described as “the most premeditated homicide I ever worked on”. It was only by a miracle that Yorke and her lover Mark ... More >>

Youth Offending debate misguided – media ‘Trumped’ again

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:24 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

As the furore over a youth offender having been held in police cells rages a Victim Advocacy organisation says the debate is badly misguided. More >>

Sensible Sentencing approves leniency for 1st third striker

Friday, 25 November 2016, 10:46 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Raven Casey Campbell today became the first prisoner to receive a third “strike” under the “three strikes” regime passed into law in 2010. Campbell, whose first two strikes were for robbery and aggravated robbery, indecently assaulted a female ... More >>

Home Invasion and Assault of Elderly Woman in Wheel Chair

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:23 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Five people under the age of 17 have been arrested in Rotorua for the assault on the elderly woman which followed a police call out to an address in Elizabeth Street shortly after 2pm on Saturday. More >>

Corrections Got It Right with Stance on Gangs in Prisons

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 4:00 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Corrections got it right and we congratulate Ray Smith and his team on a job well done” Scott Guthrie More >>

Moko: Killers’ sentence can be and should be increased - SST

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 5:03 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

For any semblance of justice for Moko and the thousands of other children abused or murdered in this country his killers sentence must be increased. The future safety and well being of our children is in the hands of the Appeal Court. McVicar More >>

Filipo gets Credit for being a Youth

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 4:33 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Losi Filipo has been sentenced to nine months supervision for assaulting four people, including two women, and has been ordered to do alcohol counselling and a living without violence course. Judge Collins said himself that Filipo stomping on the victim's ... More >>

SAY NO to increasing age of youth justice - Petition

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 9:16 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Government is contemplating increasing the age of Youth Justice, which at present is 16, with a wide variation of ages being debated ranging from increasing the age to18 or 21 with some even suggesting it should be increased to 25! At present a 16 ... More >>

Say 'NO' to raising the age of the youth justice system

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:12 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

SAY 'NO' TO RAISING AGE OF YOUTH JUSTICE - PETITION LAUNCHED 28th October 2016 Sensible Sentencing Trust have started a petition calling for parliament to say 'NO' to raising the age of the youth justice system The petition has come about after a youth advocacy ... More >>

Call for Judges to Step up After Another Cowardly Attack

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 9:56 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“Vicious unprovoked attacks on innocent Kiwis are now a daily occurrence and must stop before more innocent people die needlessly at the hands of ruthless, out-of-control thugs.” ~ Scott Guthrie More >>

SST Congratulates Police And Justice Brewer

Monday, 24 October 2016, 9:41 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

SST Congratulates Police And Justice Brewer on a Job Well Done 24th October 2016 “Drug-induced crime is out of control in New Zealand, causing terrible damage to so many innocent people. Hard drugs are clearly linked to serious crimes like homicide ... More >>

Outrageous Charge Against Respected Policeman

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 12:49 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Inspector Hurimoana Dennis is a well respected and highly experienced South Auckland policeman – well enough regarded to be a strategic advisor in Maori affairs to the police hierarchy. Inspector Dennis now faces a charge of kidnapping – a strike ... More >>



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