2,144 Additional Police Officers Employed Since November 2014

2,144 Additional Police Officers Employed Since November 2014

18 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville Record Recruitment Drive Boosts Police Numbers Victor P Taffa Victoria has more Police on the beat than ever before thanks to the Andrews Government’s record Police investment, with more than 2,144 additional officers employed today compared to November 2014. “Melbourne and regional Victoria are seeing more […]

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Townsville Police Communications Centre Officially Open By Minister

Townsville Police Communications Centre Officially Open By Minister

11 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Official Opening Of Townsville Police Communications Centre Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan joined Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll today for the official opening of the Townsville Police Communications Centre. New centre services an area from Home Hill in the south to Cardwell Range in the north and […]

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Queensland Police Service Awards 2019

Queensland Police Service Awards 2019

11 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Officers Decorated At Townsville District Medal Ceremony Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan joined Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll today in congratulating Queensland Police Service officers and staff members at the Townsville District medal presentation ceremony held at the Cathedral School of St. Anne and St. James. Medals […]

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Victoria Police Launches Drone Unit

Victoria Police Launches Drone Unit

10 July 2019

Victoria Acting Premier Lisa Neville New Police Eye In The Sky To Keep Victorians Safe Victor P Taffa Victoria Police will have even more eyes in the sky to help keep the community safe and solve crime, with the launch of a dedicated drone unit, backed by the Andrews Government. “As technology and crime fighting […]

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Victoria Police To Be Equipped With New Ballistic Vests

Victoria Police To Be Equipped With New Ballistic Vests

03 July 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New Ballistic Vests Boost Frontline Safety For Police Victor P Taffa Victoria’s Police officers will be even better equipped to fight crime as new ballistic vests hit the beat this month, as part of funding from the Andrews Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa […]

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Hodgman Govt Launches Campaign Against Coward’s Punch

Hodgman Govt Launches Campaign Against Coward’s Punch

16 June 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Calling Out The Coward Punch Victor P Taffa Safety of people in our hospitality venues, whether patrons or professionals, is essential. “That’s why the Tasmanian Government has committed $200,000 towards ‘Stop the Coward’s Punch’, campaign to increase awareness and educate people around one-punch attacks.” Premier Will Hodgman said. Program, run by […]

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Specialist Police Rapid Response Section Gains $9 Million From 2019-20 State Budget

Specialist Police Rapid Response Section Gains $9 Million From 2019-20 State Budget

12 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Police Corey Wingard Rapid Response Locked And Loaded Victor P Taffa A specialist SA Police Rapid Response section will help build a safer future for South Australians by training and equipping its officers with cutting-edge technology following a Marshall Government commitment of more than $9 Million in the 2019-20 State Budget. […]

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7 Queensland Police Officers To Receive Australian Police Medal

7 Queensland Police Officers To Receive Australian Police Medal

11 June 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan 7 Queensland Police Service Officers Acknowledged With The Australian Police Medal Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart welcomed the announcement of the 7 recipients from the QPS who will receive the Australian Police Medal […]

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Alice Springs To Receive 6 Mobile CCTV Cameras

Alice Springs To Receive 6 Mobile CCTV Cameras

04 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield 6 Mobile CCTV Cameras To Deter Crime & Anti-Social Behaviour In Alice Springs Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is breaking the cycle of crime and anti-social behaviour in Alice Springs through a comprehensive plan, which includes 6 new mobile closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras. “Territory Government is […]

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Crimes Administration Of Sentences Act 1999 To Be Amended

Crimes Administration Of Sentences Act 1999 To Be Amended

30 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts Law Changed To Protect Prison Officers Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government will move to close a legal loophole and enhance prison officers’ safety by giving them greater certainty when managing inmates. Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts […]

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Success For Tasmania Police Operation Raptor Taskforce

Success For Tasmania Police Operation Raptor Taskforce

25 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson More Success For Tasmania Police In Keeping Our Communities Safe Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government makes no apology for being tough on crime and criminals who are harming our peace-loving community, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. “We are proud of […]

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Cessnock Prison Upgrade Opened By Minister

Cessnock Prison Upgrade Opened By Minister

20 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Corrections Anthony Roberts Cessnock Prison Upgrade Opens Victor P Taffa Minister for Corrections Anthony Roberts has commissioned a new 330-bed maximum-security extension at Shortland Correctional Centre in Cessnock, handing the keys to Governor Simon Raper at a ceremony today. Facility is part of the New South Wales Government’s $3.8 Billion […]

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New Police Training Centre Named After Former Commissioner Bob Atkinson

New Police Training Centre Named After Former Commissioner Bob Atkinson

19 May 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan New Bob Atkinson Police Training Centre To Underpin Queensland Security Victor P Taffa Queensland’s frontline and tactical Police officers will have some of the best training facilities in the world to enhance safety across the State, when the new Counter Terrorism and Community Safety Centre […]

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New High-Security Unit Opened At Goulburn Correctional Complex By Minister

New High-Security Unit Opened At Goulburn Correctional Complex By Minister

17 May 2019

New South Wales Minister for Corrections Anthony Roberts New Cells For Terrorist Offenders In Goulburn Victor P Taffa Minister for Corrections Anthony Roberts today officially opened a new high-security unit to house extremist and terrorism-related offenders at Goulburn Correctional Complex. 46-bed High Risk Management Correctional Centre 2 is part of the New South Wales Government’s […]

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Queensland Police R Litter German Shepherd Puppies Welcomed

Queensland Police R Litter German Shepherd Puppies Welcomed

09 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Latest Litter Of Crime Fighters Revealed Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan, today introduced the public to the Queensland Police Service’s newest recruits, the R Litter of German Shepherd puppies. R Litter consists of 9 puppies: 2 females, Rhode and […]

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Eamon Ryan Appointed Inspector Of Custodial Services From 4 May 2019

Eamon Ryan Appointed Inspector Of Custodial Services From 4 May 2019

02 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan New Inspector Of Custodial Services Announced Victor P Taffa Long-standing public servant Eamon Ryan appointed to role Ryan currently Executive Director Integrity and Risk at Public Sector Commission Replaces Professor Neil Morgan who is retiring after 10 years as inspector Corrective Services Minister Francis Logan has announced […]

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Greenough Regional Prison To Receive Security Upgrade

Greenough Regional Prison To Receive Security Upgrade

02 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan $12.3 Million Fortification Of Greenough Regional Prison Victor P Taffa Female compound to be created New pulse-energised perimeter fence with opaque screening for female compound New separate workshop, educational programs and medical consulting space Additional funding on top of extra security upgrades already complete or underway Greenough […]

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Recruitment Increases Front-Line Police To 1,254 Officers

Recruitment Increases Front-Line Police To 1,254 Officers

02 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Michael Ferguson Boosting Police Numbers To Keep Tasmanians Safer Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering on its commitment to boost front-line Police numbers to help keep Tasmanians safe, Minister for Police Michael Ferguson said. “During the previous term of Government, we successfully restored Police numbers after the savage cuts by […]

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Katarina Carroll Appointed First Female Queensland Police Commissioner

Katarina Carroll Appointed First Female Queensland Police Commissioner

23 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Katarina Carroll Appointed Queensland Police Commissioner Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Katarina Carroll is Queensland’s new Police Commissioner. Current Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner takes on her new role in July. “This is a proud day for the Commissioner and for Queensland.” […]

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Melbourne East Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

Melbourne East Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

20 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New Police Station Opens In The Heart Of Melbourne Victor P Taffa Victoria Police now has a new, state-of-the-art home in Melbourne’s CBD to assist with the growing number of Police, thanks to a major investment by the Andrews Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services […]

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