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Dunedin Police Inquiry.

United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph

Dukedik, July 12 The Police Commission sat this morning. It was intimated that after hearing Inspector O'Brien's evidence, the Commission would visit some of the places entered during the recent burglaries in Dundin, Robert A. Weston presented himself to give evidence of the laxity of the police in the performance of their dut'e>. Annie Dermott also said she had complaints to make. Both were told to attend on Friday.

Inspector O'Brien, examined at length, said that the first be heard of the recent police thefts was from Detective Herbert. Pressed by the Commission for an opinion bb to whether the supervision of street duty was sufficient, witness said that he thought that in each of the four centres there should be two sergeants on duty at nights, instead of one, per Laps a sub-In-spector and one sergeinfc to see that the constables were doing their duty. Honestly ho did not believe that the keys left at the station were improperly used.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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Dunedin Police Inquiry. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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