Tasmania Police Ranks Boosted By 19 New Constables

Tasmania Police Ranks Boosted By 19 New Constables

05 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson 19 New Constables Join Tasmania Police Ranks Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government continues to deliver on its commitments with an additional 19 Police officers graduating today, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. “In our first term we rebuilt Tasmanian Police numbers […]

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Victoria’s Prison Sport Program Recommences With New Safeguards

Victoria’s Prison Sport Program Recommences With New Safeguards

05 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Corrections Ben Carroll New Safeguards For Prison Sport Programs Victor P Taffa Corrections Victoria’s prison sports programs will recommence with strict new eligibility criteria and safeguards as part of a series of reforms by the Andrews Government. “We’ve listened to the concerns of victims to make sure that only certain types of […]

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Queensland Police Swear In 76 New Officers At March 2019 Graduation

Queensland Police Swear In 76 New Officers At March 2019 Graduation

25 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan 76 New Officers Sworn Into Service At Oxley Graduation Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan and Commissioner Stewart today welcomed 76 new Police officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS), in an induction ceremony held at the […]

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Ban On Bikies From Visiting Jails Comes Into Effect

Ban On Bikies From Visiting Jails Comes Into Effect

25 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Police and Correctional Services Corey Wingard Bikies Banned From Visiting Our Jails Victor P Taffa Tough new laws, which give outlaw bikie gang and criminal organisation members seeking to visit prisoners the boot from our jails, come into force today. Amendments to the Correctional Services Act 1982 mean that domestic visitors […]

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New Vessels Named In Honour Of Late Police Officers

New Vessels Named In Honour Of Late Police Officers

23 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan Two New State Of The Art Vessels Commissioned For Water Police Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan, Member for Lytton, Joan Pease, and Commissioner Ian Stewart today attended the naming ceremony for 2 new Water Police vessels. Minister Ryan said the […]

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Illicit Drug Offenders Down On 2017-18

Illicit Drug Offenders Down On 2017-18

17 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Illicit Drug Offenders Decrease For Second Year Victor P Taffa Number of offenders proceeded against for Illicit drug offences has decreased for the second year, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Director of Crime and Justice Statistics, William Milne, said there were more than […]

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Tasmania Extends Comforting Support To Every New Zealander

Tasmania Extends Comforting Support To Every New Zealander

16 March 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Christchurch Terror Attack Victor P Taffa Tasmania is home to people from all faiths, cultures and backgrounds. There is absolutely no place in our community for the hatred and intolerance that has bred this barbaric act of terrorism and we condemn it in the strongest possible terms. On behalf of all […]

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Police Commissioner Ian Stewart Announces His Retirement

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart Announces His Retirement

26 February 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Pays Tribute To Commissioner Ian Stewart Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has paid tribute to Police Commissioner Ian Stewart who has announced his retirement. “Your friends are the ones who stand next to you when you are in trouble and Ian Stewart has stood next to Queensland in its […]

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Site Selected For New Capel Police Station

Site Selected For New Capel Police Station

14 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Significant Milestone As Site Selected For New Capel Police Station Victor P Taffa Preferred site of new Capel Police Station announced Design of Police station underway by architectural team Community consultation meeting to take place on February 21 Police Minister Michelle Roberts and Collie-Preston MLA Mick Murray today […]

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512 Prison Bed Expansion Work Begins

512 Prison Bed Expansion Work Begins

11 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan Work Begins On $96.3 Million 512 Prison Bed Expansion Victor P Taffa Site works have begun for 512 new beds and support facilities New beds will ease Western Australia’s inherited overcrowded prisons New unit will be Western Australia’s first alcohol and other drug treatment prison for men […]

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100 High Visibility Officers Joins New South Wales Police

100 High Visibility Officers Joins New South Wales Police

22 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Police Troy Grant Extra High Visibility Street Police To Hit The Beat Victor P Taffa Communities across Greater Sydney will benefit from having extra Police on the beat, with 100 high visibility officers set to join the ranks as part of the New South […]

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Minister For Police And Commissioner Welcomes 78 New Officers In January 2019

Minister For Police And Commissioner Welcomes 78 New Officers In January 2019

18 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan 78 New Officers Sworn Into Service At Oxley Graduation Victor P Taffa Minister for Police, the Honourable Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart today welcomed 78 new Police officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS), in an induction ceremony held at the QPS Academy, Oxley campus. Graduating as First […]

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Explosive Detector Dog Cassie To Enjoy Retirement After 8-Year Service

Explosive Detector Dog Cassie To Enjoy Retirement After 8-Year Service

16 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Welcoming Tasmania Police’s Newest Recruits Victor P Taffa 2 new Firearms and Explosive Detector Dogs are ready to begin their careers in Tasmania. Hodgman Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe, and the Dog Handlers Unit is an important part of that, Minister for Police […]

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New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

15 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Completed Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating safer communities by putting 120 more Police on the beat and giving them the best resources possible. Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison today toured the new […]

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Police Auxiliary Liquor Inspectors Increase By 21

Police Auxiliary Liquor Inspectors Increase By 21

21 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison 21 More Police Auxiliary Liquor Inspectors Graduate Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is tackling alcohol-fuelled crime and anti-social behaviour through the most significant alcohol reforms in our history. Today, 21 Police Auxiliary Liquor Inspectors graduated from their 13-week training program. They are the […]

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Tasmania Police Welcomes 20 New Constables

Tasmania Police Welcomes 20 New Constables

20 December 2018

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Taking Our Police Numbers To The Next Level Victor P Taffa As the Hodgman Government continues to increase Police numbers, I today heartily congratulate the newest Police Constable graduates, who begin their careers next week, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. […]

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Tasmanian Firm Chosen As Design Consultant For Southern Remand Centre

Tasmanian Firm Chosen As Design Consultant For Southern Remand Centre

16 December 2018

Tasmania Minister for Corrections Elise Archer Southern Remand Centre Contract Signed Victor P Taffa Tasmanian firm XSquared Architects and Victorian architects Gayer Bailey have been chosen as the Design Consultant for the $79.34 Million Southern Remand Centre and Risdon Prison Complex upgrade program. Design contract is valued at just under $4 Million with the architects […]

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Minister And Commissioner Congratulates 46 First Year Constables

Minister And Commissioner Congratulates 46 First Year Constables

13 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan 46 First Year Constables Inducted In Townsville Ceremony Victor P Taffa Minister for Police the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, the Member for Thuringowa Aaron Harper and the Member for Townsville Scott Stewart, joined Commissioner Ian Stewart to welcome 46 new Police officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in […]

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Applications Open Until 8 April 2019 For Police Redress Scheme

Applications Open Until 8 April 2019 For Police Redress Scheme

13 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Police Redress Scheme Now Open For Applications Victor P Taffa $16 Million to recognise and acknowledge treatment of medically retired officers Applications close on April 8, 2019 Applications are now open for the McGowan Government’s Redress Scheme for medically retired Police officers. $16 Million scheme announced by the […]

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Empty Shoes Represent Lives Lost On Western Australia Roads In 2018

Empty Shoes Represent Lives Lost On Western Australia Roads In 2018

09 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Road Safety Michelle Roberts Impact Of Western Australia Road Trauma Revealed Ahead Of Christmas Victor P Taffa Empty shoes represent lives lost on Western Australia roads in 2018 New phase of ‘We’re watching you’, educationcampaign to begin, ahead of Christmas True human impact of road trauma on the Western Australian community […]

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