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Sensible Solution For Housing High Risk Offenders

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:04 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

“This is a health and safety issue, this is about the health and safety of our kids and the wider community and keeping them safe but it is also about the health and safety of released prisoners and keeping them safe in their living environments.“ More >>

Anti-Prison Marchers Delusional

Saturday, 11 February 2017, 8:22 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Anti-Prison Marchers Delusional 11th February 2017 “These dreamers can’t have it both ways, if they want a liberal society crime will flourish and prison numbers will increase.” McVicar More >>

Increase in Crime Predictable - Ideology Blamed

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 2:23 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Garth McVicar is not surprised about the recent increase in crime statistics , in fact he says the increase was entirely predictable and easy to explain. More >>

National Congratulated on Police Announcement

Friday, 3 February 2017, 10:17 am | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The Sensible Sentencing Trust [SST] says the $503 million crime-fighting package announced by Bill English is a step in the right direction and has congratulated the National Party but the pat-on-the-back comes with strict conditions. More >>

Police Congratulated on Gang Arrests

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 1:01 pm | Sensible Sentencing Trust

Police Congratulated on Gang Arrests Call for Judiciary to Show Same Courage - SST 27th January 2017 The Sensible Sentencing Trust say the Police showed enormous courage in arresting 12 gang members and is calling on the Judge who sentences them to show ... More >>

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 >>



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