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Mark Mitchell says he has confidence in Police Commissioner Andrew Coster and is looking forward to working with him.
The new Police Minister has made public a letter he wrote to Coster outlining his focuses.
Mitchell says he's keen to put Coster's approach under Labour in the past.
He told Mike Hosking that much of what he criticised him for was actually because of who was in Government.
Mitchell says it was Labour's responsibility for policy Mitchell was against, like reducing prison populations and removing three strikes.
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