Police Frisk Powers Will Scar Teens

Bill Potts | 14 September, 2011 | The Courier Mail

You’re a teenager enjoying a Saturday night on the town – maybe planning to see a movie with friends.

Suddenly police stop you and demand answers to questions. Next you are being frisked in public by a gun-toting policeman. Welcome to Queensland if planned new police powers become law.

Legislation before Parliament to give police powers to stop, question and frisk young people in the streets could make our state a scary place for a young person having a night out, and parents need to be aware of what their teenagers might be subjected to. Continue reading Police Frisk Powers Will Scar Teens