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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Tasmania Police New Look Vehicles Includes High Visibility Livery

Tasmania Police New Look Vehicles Includes High Visibility Livery

17 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Focus On Risky Behaviour In Easter Campaign Victor P Taffa Tasmania Police will roll-out new look Police vehicles to spearhead this year’s Easter Road Safety Campaign, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. New Police vehicles will include new high visibility livery […]

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Marshall Govt Introduces New Offence For Spitting On Police

Marshall Govt Introduces New Offence For Spitting On Police

16 April 2019

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman New Offence For Spitting On Police Victor P Taffa People who spit or throw other bodily materials at Police officers and other emergency services workers would face tough penalties under new laws proposed by the Marshall Government. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman said the Government will introduce legislation to reflect the serious […]

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Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station To Be Fully Operational Within 12 Months

Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station To Be Fully Operational Within 12 Months

15 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan New Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan, and Logan MP Linus Power, joined Assistant Commissioner Brian Wilkins today at Logan Village Police Beat to officially announce the establishment of the new Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Station. Existing […]

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Police To Be Issued With Stab Proof Ballistic Vests

Police To Be Issued With Stab Proof Ballistic Vests

15 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts New Stab Proof Ballistic Vests To Protect Frontline Police Victor P Taffa Multi-threat body armour to be personally issued to all operationally deployed officers Part of the McGowan Government’s commitment to increase protection for our Police McGowan Government has committed $15.4 Million towards the roll-out of personal issue, […]

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27 Queensland Corrective Services’ Graduates Complete Academy Training

27 Queensland Corrective Services’ Graduates Complete Academy Training

10 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan Queensland Corrective Services’ Graduating Officers Play Vital Role In Public Safety Victor P Taffa Another 27 custodial correctional officer graduates will join their colleagues and play a vital role in ensuring public safety after graduating at a ceremony held today at QCS Academy. Minister for Corrective Services Mark […]

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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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