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Graham Ashton says members of the public should not intervene in police pursuits

The Police Commissioner has called for tougher laws when it comes to ramming a police car.

He’s also discouraged the public from intervening with pursuits.

It comes after 3AW Breakfast caller Chris described how he rammed a Holden Barina being chased through Melbourne’s outer east on Thursday.

Graham Ashton said it was fraught with danger.

‘It’s a big risk,’ he told Neil Mitchell.

‘It’s exactly what we want to avoid.’

Click PLAY below to hear from Graham Ashton in studio

Commissioner Ashton also gave an update about the case surrounding Karen Ristevski.

He also weighed in controversial comments from Muslim leader Keysar Trad about domestic violence.

Click PLAY below to hear the full interview on 3AW Mornings

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