Crime Stoppers

Mistreatment Allegations Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre

Wednesday 23-Sep-2015 15:01

Northern Territory Police are investigating allegations of mistreatment of a youth at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre.

Assistant Commissioner Jeanette Kerr confirmed that a complaint was referred to Police by a Government agency on 8 May, 2015, and is currently being investigated by the Child Abuse Task Force, Crime Command.

“Northern Territory Police take this type of referral extremely seriously.

“We work closely with all the relevant agencies. This approach ensures the welfare and safety of the children involved.”