200 Police To Enforce COVID-19 Restrictions

200 Police To Enforce COVID-19 Restrictions

29 March 2020

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Police Squad To Enforce COVID-19 Restrictions Victor P Taffa 200-strong enforcement squad to patrol streets and ensure compliance with COVID-19 restrictions Urgent legislation for $1,000 on-the-spot fines to be introduced into Parliament Fines to be issued immediately for disobeying self-isolation and gathering directives New measures to help maintain community safety […]

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SAPOL Response Time Reduced With New Funding

SAPOL Response Time Reduced With New Funding

29 March 2020

South Australia Minister for Police Corey Wingard $18.6 Million To Reduce SAPOL Response Time Victor P Taffa Dozens more patrol cars, ballistic vests, additional firearms, radios and tablets have been rolled out across South Australia Police as part of Stage 2 of the Police Commissioner’s District Policing Model (DPM). Marshall Government provided more than $18.6 […]

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Queensland Police Service Gains 78 New Recruits March 2020

Queensland Police Service Gains 78 New Recruits March 2020

28 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan 78 Police Recruits Join Queensland Police Service In Fast-Tracked Ceremony Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Deputy Commissioner Doug Smith have congratulated the latest round of Police recruits to graduate from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) academy and enter the Service as First Year Constables. This […]

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500 Police Officers To Makeup COVID-19 Squad

500 Police Officers To Makeup COVID-19 Squad

26 March 2020

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Statement From The Premier Victor P Taffa Victoria Police has established a coronavirus enforcement squad of 500 officers to ensure containment measures that have been put in place to combat coronavirus are followed. Coordinated through the Police Operations Centre, the officers will be out in the community doing spot checks on […]

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Crackdown On Reckless Social Gatherings Due To COVID-19

Crackdown On Reckless Social Gatherings Due To COVID-19

26 March 2020

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott Police Crackdown On Reckless Social Gatherings Victor P Taffa Police will have the power to issue $1,000 on-the-spot fines for individuals and $5,000 for corporations not complying with ministerial directions relating to COVID-19, as part of a state-wide crackdown on reckless behaviour to slow […]

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Coolum Police Station Construction Gets Underway

Coolum Police Station Construction Gets Underway

07 February 2020

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Sod Turn For New Coolum Police Station Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan joined Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll to “turn the sod” at the site of the new $2.7 Million Coolum Police Station. It followed the awarding of the construction tender to Sunshine Coast based Badge Constructions. […]

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Visible Police Presence Welcomed By Retailers

Visible Police Presence Welcomed By Retailers

02 February 2020

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Retailers Respond Positively To Highly Visible Police Presence Victor P Taffa $5 Million in additional funding for additional Police hours and boosted patrols Increased Police presence has led to greater confidence for local businesses Latest figures from the Western Australia Police Force and feedback from local businesses show […]

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Queensland Welcomes 71 New Police Officers In February 2020

Queensland Welcomes 71 New Police Officers In February 2020

02 February 2020

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan 71 Officers Sworn Into Police Service Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Commissioner Katarina Carroll have welcomed 71 new officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS) following a graduation ceremony at the Academy in Oxley today. Ceremony marked the end of a 6-month period of intensive […]

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1.6 Million Aged 18 Experience Violence By A Partner Since Age Of 15

1.6 Million Aged 18 Experience Violence By A Partner Since Age Of 15

28 January 2020

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Partner Violence In Australia With New Analysis Victor P Taffa An estimated 1 in 6 women (1.6 Million) aged 18 years and over had experienced violence by a partner since the age of 15, according to findings from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) 2016 Personal Safety Survey (PSS). 2016 PSS […]

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Back To School Road Safety Campaign Launched For January 2020

Back To School Road Safety Campaign Launched For January 2020

27 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Back To School Road Safety Campaign Launches As The New School Year Commences Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan and the Member for Gaven, Meaghan Scanlon, joined Road Policing Command Assistant Commissioner Mike Keating to officially launch the back to school road […]

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5,500 QCS Staff Keeps Queensland Safe

5,500 QCS Staff Keeps Queensland Safe

20 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan QCS Officers Recognised For Service Victor P Taffa Story and Victoria bridges were lit up in blue and silver on Friday to celebrate National Corrections Day. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan said 5,500 Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) staff work diligently every day to keep the Queensland community […]

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New Police Vessel Contract Announced By Minister

New Police Vessel Contract Announced By Minister

17 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Contract Awarded For New Police Vessel Victor P Taffa Keeping Tasmanians safe is a priority for the Tasmanian Government. Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton announced today that the contract to deliver a new all-weather, fast-response Police patrol vessel has been awarded […]

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Construction Of Risdon’s New Southern Remand Centre To Begin In March 2020

Construction Of Risdon’s New Southern Remand Centre To Begin In March 2020

07 January 2020

Tasmania Attorney-General Elise Archer New Southern Remand Centre On Track Victor P Taffa Construction of the new Southern Remand Centre at Risdon is set to begin in March with Hansen Yuncken announced as the managing contractor for the project, Attorney-General Elise Archer said. Hansen Yuncken has a proven track record in building Tasmanian infrastructure and […]

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Melaleuca Female Prison Returns To Public Management

Melaleuca Female Prison Returns To Public Management

04 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan Melaleuca Female Prison To Be Returned To Public Hands Victor P Taffa Agreement reached today for Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility to be returned to public sector management Opportunity for members of current workforce to join Western Australia public sector Acacia Prison to remain privately operated Process […]

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Booze Buses Promised In March 2018 And Yet To Arrive

Booze Buses Promised In March 2018 And Yet To Arrive

28 December 2019

Victoria Shadow Minister for Police & Community Safety David Southwick Labor’s Booze Buses Promised For Easter But Won’t Even Be Delivered By Christmas Victor P Taffa Reports today that custom-built Drug and Alcohol buses will be again delayed until February 2020 is the latest delay to hit Premier Daniel Andrews’ beleaguered booze buses. In March […]

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Falls Festival Have Fun Be Safe

Falls Festival Have Fun Be Safe

28 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Have Fun And Stay Safe At The Falls Festival Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government wants all Tasmanians to remain safe and to look after each other this summer, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton said. This week more than 10,000 revellers will […]

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Seven New Police Vessels For New South Wales

Seven New Police Vessels For New South Wales

24 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott Seven New Police Vessels Hit The Water Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott today announced the arrival of seven new Class 2 patrol vessels for the New South Wales Police Force Marine Area Command. This is a modern state […]

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Flinders’ Police Houses To Get Major Makeover

Flinders’ Police Houses To Get Major Makeover

15 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Major Makeover For Flinders’ Police Houses Victor P Taffa Police houses on Flinders Island have received a $735,000 makeover as part of the Hodgman Government’s commitment to improve housing for Police officers in remote and country towns across Tasmania. This follows the $750,000 renovation of […]

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13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

12 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan QCS Welcomes More New Officers Victor P Taffa A class of 13 new custodial officers graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy in Wacol yesterday. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan congratulated the newest graduates and welcomed them to the QCS workforce. “These graduates are well prepared […]

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Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

12 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts $250,000 Reward To Help Solve Historic Mandurah Homicide Victor P Taffa Government offers reward to help Police solve 39-year cold case mystery Calls and online reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously State Government has announced a $250,000 reward for information on the murder of Annette Caroline […]

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