Ellenbrook Police Station To Operate 24/7 From 24 July 2017

Ellenbrook Police Station To Operate 24/7 From 24 July 2017

01 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Around-The-Clock Police Station At Ellenbrook To Open In July Victor P Taffa Ellenbrook Police Station will operate 24/7 from July 24, 2017 Around-the-clock opening hours will meet key election commitment Expanded service will ensure improved community access to Police and provide a safe haven for victims Ellenbrook Police […]

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Another 300 Police Officers Commence Duties Next Month

Another 300 Police Officers Commence Duties Next Month

21 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville Frontline Police Numbers Keep Climbing Victor P Taffa There are more sworn Police officers in Victoria in every region across the state since the Andrews Government came to power, according to the latest Victoria Police staffing report released today. This is before another 300 Police officers start to hit […]

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Redeveloped Maleny Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

Redeveloped Maleny Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

13 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Maleny Police Station Opens Its Doors Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Central Region Assistant Commissioner Alistair Dawson has officially opened the new Maleny Police Station. “It was great to be able to open the redevelopment of the Maleny Station that will enhance front line Policing […]

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Fortification Laws Passes The House Of Assembly

Fortification Laws Passes The House Of Assembly

12 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding Fortification Laws One Step Closer Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding said that the Hodgman Government’s legislation to crack down on criminal groups using fortified buildings to conduct illegal activities has now passed the House of Assembly. “New laws will give Police greater powers to remove fortifications […]

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Corrective Services Commissioner Resigns

Corrective Services Commissioner Resigns

03 April 2017

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Fran Logan Corrective Services Commissioner James McMahon To Step Down Victor P Taffa James McMahon is to step down after three years as Corrective Services Commissioner as the State Government thanks Mr. McMahon for his contribution towards improving corrective services in Western Australia.  After three years as the head […]

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After 22 Years Crime Stoppers Goes Online

After 22 Years Crime Stoppers Goes Online

02 March 2017

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Rene Hidding Fighting Crime Now Easier For All Tasmanians Victor P Taffa Hodgman Liberal Government is committed to building a safer Tasmania. Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Rene Hidding said that the official launch of Crime Stoppers online reporting initiative will give every Tasmanian the […]

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Rates Of Female Offenders For Theft And Drugs Up

Rates Of Female Offenders For Theft And Drugs Up

13 February 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Theft And Drugs Behind Rise In Female Offenders Victor P Taffa Number of female offenders increased by 5 % (4,957 offenders) in 2015–16, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Director of Crime and Justice Statistics, William Milne, said that by contrast, male offenders increased […]

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Minister Congratulates Correctional Staff At Awards Ceremony

Minister Congratulates Correctional Staff At Awards Ceremony

11 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Correctional Services Peter Malinauskas Awards For Correctional Services’ Finest Victor P Taffa South Australia’s finest Correctional staff will today receive official commendations at a special awards ceremony to be held at the Adelaide Town Hall. “I continue to be impressed by the professionalism and dedication corrections staff display on a daily […]

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Gunner Govt To Bring Back Banned Drinkers Register

Gunner Govt To Bring Back Banned Drinkers Register

31 January 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 18 Frontline Police Officers To Tackle Youth Crime Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government will assign 12 Police on the beat and 6 detectives to tackle youth crime in the Northern Territory (NT). Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the 18 experienced frontline officers are on top of regular Police […]

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New Nanango Police Station Continues Policing In Area Dating Back To 1864

New Nanango Police Station Continues Policing In Area Dating Back To 1864

13 January 2017

Queensland Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan New Nanango Police Station Officially Opens Victor P Taffa Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart were both on site today to open the new Nanango Police Station. Built upon the same location as the old station, the $2.51 […]

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Since 2008 Barnett Govt Spent $400 Million Building And Upgrading Police Stations

Since 2008 Barnett Govt Spent $400 Million Building And Upgrading Police Stations

09 January 2017

Western Australia Acting Premier Liza Harvey Ballajura Police Station Opens As Another Commitment Is Delivered Victor P Taffa New Ballajura Police Station opens its doors Another major election commitment delivered Part of 19 new and major refurbished stations to open since 2008 Liberal National Government has delivered another major election commitment by opening the doors […]

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Chief Minister Plans To Increase Police Officer Numbers By 120 Over 4 Years

Chief Minister Plans To Increase Police Officer Numbers By 120 Over 4 Years

05 January 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Chief Minister Will Give Police The Numbers They Need Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today outlined a four-year recruitment plan to increase Territory Police numbers by 120 over the term of the Gunner Government. Chief Minister Gunner said his Government would guarantee the funding needed for the […]

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Ian Thomas Appointed Director Of Prisons Designate

Ian Thomas Appointed Director Of Prisons Designate

21 December 2016

Tasmania Minister for Corrections Vanessa Goodwin Director Of Prisons Designate Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Corrections Vanessa Goodwin announced that Ian Thomas has been appointed as the Director of Prisons Designate. Mr. Thomas has an extensive corrections career spanning over 30 years, most recently as the General Manager of Port Phillip Prison in Victoria […]

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Minister Inspects Newly Completed Women’s Prison

Minister Inspects Newly Completed Women’s Prison

18 December 2016

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Joe Francis Capacity Boost As New Women’s Prison Opens Victor P Taffa First women received at the new Melaleuca remand and reintegration facility Landmark expansion of women’s prison estate enhances rehabilitation opportunities Corrective Services Minister Joe Francis today inspected the latest milestone project in the Liberal National Government’s prison […]

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Premier Barnett Opens New Cockburn Police Station

Premier Barnett Opens New Cockburn Police Station

01 December 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey New $19 Million Cockburn Police Station Opens Victor P Taffa Another major election commitment has been delivered by the Liberal National Government with a new Cockburn Central Police Station. Premier Colin Barnett joined Deputy Premier and Police Minister Liza Harvey today to tour […]

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Police Launch Strike Force Vulcan For 2016-17 Fire Season

Police Launch Strike Force Vulcan For 2016-17 Fire Season

29 November 2016

Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Joe Francis Fire Bugs Put On Notice Ahead Of Summer Victor P Taffa WA Police launch Strike Force Vulcan for the 2016-17 fire season Public information plays a critical role in fighting arson With summer just days away, the Liberal National Government […]

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Deputy Premier Opens New Yalgoo Police Station

Deputy Premier Opens New Yalgoo Police Station

03 November 2016

Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey New $2.4 Million Yalgoo Police Station Opens Doors Victor P Taffa New station replaces the previous 1983 building Will be linked to the local shire’s CCTV system More than triples the workforce capacity Yalgoo is the latest community to benefit from the Liberal National Government’s multimillion-dollar program to […]

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Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Discusses Firearms Categories

Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Discusses Firearms Categories

22 October 2016

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Attorney-General Represents NT At A Peak Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Victor P Taffa Attorney-General Natasha Fyles attended a Trans-Tasman law and order meeting in Melbourne. Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC) is made up of Ministers for law, justice, Police and emergency management from every state and Territory, […]

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Chief Minister Tours The Red Centre Policing Facilities

Chief Minister Tours The Red Centre Policing Facilities

11 October 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Body-Worn Camera Evidence To Protect Victims And Help Police Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today visited Police facilities and observed Police on duty in some of Alice Springs crime hotspots. The Chief Minister inspected the new Alice Springs Police Station, the Forensic and Dog Unit facility, rode […]

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South Australia Kept In The Dark About Attempted Jailbreak

South Australia Kept In The Dark About Attempted Jailbreak

29 September 2016

South Australia Shadow Minister for Correctional Services Dan van Holst Pellekaan Dangerous Criminals Attempted Jailbreak Victor P Taffa The State Opposition are calling on the Minister for Correctional Services Peter Malinauskas to detail how two dangerous criminals almost escaped from Port Augusta prison last Tuesday and why the incident was kept secret. “It is unacceptable […]

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