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‘I criticise you wholeheartedly’: Ashton under fire for gay marriage stance

Neil Mitchell

Victoria’s police chief Graham Ashton has come under fire after today telling Neil Mitchell the force backs same-sex marriage.

“We think it’s probably something that should’ve happened a while ago that we’re still debating,” he said in response to a direct question from Neil Mitchell.

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Following those comments, 3AW took two calls and received several emails from current and former members unhappy with Mr Ashton.

One caller, John, said the Chief Commissioner had “broken decades-long impartiality”.

“What the chief has just done is enter into a contentious social-change debate,” he said.

And, chief, I criticise you wholeheartedly for doing that.”

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