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Ron Iddles backs helicopter plan to combat new police pursuit policy

One of Victoria’s leading police voices says helicopters could help combat the impact of the state’s controversial new pursuit policy.

Ron Iddles, secretary of the police association, is a backer of the restricted pursuit policy but admitted it presented fresh challenges for the force.

‘The whole environment has changed,’  Iddles told Neil Mitchell.

‘Melbourne is now a 24-7 city, basically.

‘We need to look at other technology and that (helicopters chasing cars) is one option you’d look at.’

?Click PLAY below to hear Ron Iddles share his views on 3AW Mornings

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