More than 50% of those on secretive NSW police blacklist are Aboriginal

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Police commissioner concedes Suspect Target Management Plan has problems, but defends its objectives

More than half the people on a secretive New South Wales police blacklist are Aboriginal, the state’s top law enforcement officer has revealed.

The NSW police commissioner, Mick Fuller, says about 55% of people who are currently the subject of a Suspect Target Management Plan are Indigenous, prompting accusations that police are using a “racially biased program” to combat crime.

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