FORMER Australian Federal Police Sergeant Jason Taylor will run as a candidate for the Belco Celebration on the 2024 ACT election.
Taylor, 40, – who’s working within the seat of Yerrabi – spent 14 years within the AFP rising to the rank of detective sergeant.
His profession was lower quick by an incident in Gungahlin in January 2020, when he was attacked whereas responding to a brawl close to a buying centre.
Taylor stated the ACT authorities’s poor document on regulation and order was the primary motivation for his resolution to run.
“Whereas my profession as a police officer didn’t finish the way in which I wished it to, I’ve by no means misplaced the drive to make my group a greater and safer place. I see serving within the Legislative Meeting as permitting me to fulfil this drive in a significant method,” Taylor stated.
Taylor stated the federal government should strengthen and evaluation its sentencing laws which is “skewed in direction of the rights of criminals relatively than the rights of victims”.
“It’s one factor to name out the federal government’s inadequacies from the sidelines, however I consider I might be far more practical by taking a powerful stand inside the Meeting itself,” he stated.
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