Candidates stand with police

MACKILLOP candidates have vowed to fight any decrease to regional police services amid speculation the Beachport and Kalangadoo stations will be wound down.

Wattle Range Council have sought reassurance from Police Minister Chris Picton, State Liberal leader Steven Marshall and Member for MacKillop Mitch Williams the permanent police officer positions remain at the single-man stations.

According to sources, a SA Police review into regional policing will recommend the closure of the Kalangadoo Police Station and seek to replace the full-time Beachport police officer with a seasonal position.

It is understood the review will also seek the consolidation of the Millicent-based detective to Mount


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