Police Cadet Zarelda Dickens turning heads and fighting crime in the Kimberley | ABC News

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The relationship between police and Aboriginal people remains tense in many parts of Australia – a historical legacy of decades enforcing discriminatory government policy.

Across the country, efforts are underway to try to improve the relationship, including recruiting more Indigenous police officers.

In a remote corner of the country, it’s resulted in an odd-couple policing pair, as a teenager from the bush tries to navigate complex ground.

Erin Parke reports.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-28/zarelda-dickens-kimberley-police-cadet/12393362

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