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Calls renewed for NSW Police to ditch faulty roadside drug tests amid detection quotas

Experts have renewed calls for NSW Police to ditch unreliable roadside drug test devices, after police targets to detect almost 300,000 crimes across the state this year were revealed.

Figures revealed by The Sun-Herald showed police aim to carry out almost 18,000 search warrants this year, leaving many particularly concerned over drug detection targets.

The Securetec DrugWipe: New research has cast doubt on the accuracy of mobile drug testing devices. Credit:Rohan Thomson