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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New Gordonvale Police Station Officially Opened By Minister And Commissioner

New Gordonvale Police Station Officially Opened By Minister And Commissioner

22 November 2018

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Opening Of Gordonvale Police Station Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart today attended the opening of the new Gordonvale Police Station. Gordonvale Police Station services an area from Edmonton to Babinda, up the Gillies to Yungaburra and west to Yarrabah. New Gordonvale Police […]

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New South Wales Govt To Recruit 1,500 Additional Police

New South Wales Govt To Recruit 1,500 Additional Police

20 November 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Police Troy Grant 1,500 New Police To Keep The Community Safe Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will deliver 1,500 new Police the biggest single increase for the New South Wales Police Force in more than 30 years as part of a record […]

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Jonathan Higgins Appointed Assistant Police Commissioner

Jonathan Higgins Appointed Assistant Police Commissioner

20 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson New Assistant Commissioner Appointed Victor P Taffa Jonathan Higgins has today been appointed to the rank of Assistant Commissioner at Tasmania Police. Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management, Michael Ferguson, said Assistant Commissioner Higgins brings a wealth of experience to this important senior role, […]

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Correctional Services Amendment Bill 2018 Passes Through Parliament

Correctional Services Amendment Bill 2018 Passes Through Parliament

09 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Correctional Services Corey Wingard Tough Laws On Drugs In Prisons Passed By Parliament Victor P Taffa Marshall Government is enforcing its zero-tolerance policy on drugs in our state’s prisons, as tough new laws passed through Parliament this week. Correctional Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill) provided for amendments to be […]

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Andrews Govt Loses Control Of Home Invasions And Carjackings

Andrews Govt Loses Control Of Home Invasions And Carjackings

03 November 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto Victoria Shadow Minister for Corrections Edward O’Donohue GPS Tracking Anklets To Those Paroled For Carjacking And Home Invasions Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews and his Government has lost control of violent crimes like home invasions and carjackings. “Daniel Andrews has lost control of violent […]

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Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw Reappointed Until 2023

Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw Reappointed Until 2023

03 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Police Nicole Manison Police Commissioner Reece Kershaw Reappointed Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has today announced the reappointment of Northern Territory Commissioner of Police and CEO of Fire and Emergency Services, Reece Kershaw APM. “Commissioner Kershaw has served as the Commissioner of Police and CEO of Fire and Emergency Services […]

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New Colac Police Station Opened By Minister

New Colac Police Station Opened By Minister

27 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville Better Police Facilities To Keep The Colac Community Safe Victor P Taffa Local Police will have the equipment and facilities they need to keep the community safe with the new Colac Police Station officially opened today, thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today met local […]

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Day Patrols Increased For Larrakia

Day Patrols Increased For Larrakia

25 October 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 4 More Larrakia Day Patrols Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has this week announced the most comprehensive plan in Territory history to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) in Darwin and Palmerston. “Territorians have rightly had a gutful of anti-social behaviour and alcohol fuelled crime.” Chief Minister Michael Gunner said. […]

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New Specialist Police Vehicles Unveiled By Minister

New Specialist Police Vehicles Unveiled By Minister

11 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville New Specialist Police Vehicles Victor P Taffa New specialist Police vehicles will hit the road to help crack down on public order incidents, boosting Police capacity to rapidly respond to hostile and violent crowds and riotous incidents. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Acting Superintendent Greg Barras to […]

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Report Shows Perth Methamphetamine Use Drops To Its Lowest On Record

Report Shows Perth Methamphetamine Use Drops To Its Lowest On Record

11 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Perth No Longer ‘Meth Capital’ As New Report Reveals Decline In Use Victor P Taffa Meth consumption levels in Perth lowest on record Meth Action Plan co-ordinated approach to target dealers and support addicts New data released today shows methamphetamine use in Perth has dropped to its lowest […]

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Bunbury Regional Prison Upgrade Works Begin

Bunbury Regional Prison Upgrade Works Begin

03 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan Work Begins On $23.7 Million Upgrade To Bunbury Regional Prison Victor P Taffa Site works have begun for new 160-bed unit to ease Western Australia’s prison overcrowding Bunbury-based builder undertaking forward works Further upgrades to prison include reception and educational facilities $500,000 refurbishment of closed unit adding […]

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More Than 1,000 Police Officers Ride To Commemorate Those Who Have Fallen

More Than 1,000 Police Officers Ride To Commemorate Those Who Have Fallen

15 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Police Troy Grant Ride To Commemorate Fallen Police Officers Victor P Taffa More than 1,000 Police officers will today take part in a charity motorbike ride from The Domain in Sydney to our nation’s capital in honour of Police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. […]

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Hodgman Govt Rolls Out Police Body-Worn Cameras In Tasmania’s North

Hodgman Govt Rolls Out Police Body-Worn Cameras In Tasmania’s North

07 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Supporting Police And Making Tasmania Even Safer Victor P Taffa Police body-worn cameras are being rolled out in Tasmania’s North and will be in use by Launceston frontline officers, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. Around 70 body-worn cameras were issued […]

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Minister For Crime Prevention To Be Restored Under Liberal National Coalition Govt

Minister For Crime Prevention To Be Restored Under Liberal National Coalition Govt

03 September 2018

Victoria Opposition Leader Matthew Guy Victoria Shadow Minister for Police Edward O’Donohue Liberal Nationals To Boost Funding For Community Crime Prevention Program Victor P Taffa Every Victorian should have the right to feel safe in our suburbs and towns, Opposition Leader Matthew Guy said. “Under the violent crime wave because of Premier Daniel Andrews’ soft […]

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House Of Assembly Passes Outlaw Bikie Gangs Bill

House Of Assembly Passes Outlaw Bikie Gangs Bill

22 August 2018

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Outlaw Bikie Gangs Bill Passes House Of Assembly Victor P Taffa I welcome the passing of the Police Offences Amendment (Prohibited Insignia) Bill 2018 through second and third reading stages in the lower house, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson said. “We […]

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