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Mobile Technology Rolluot

Friday, 24 November 2017 19:40 PROTECTING VIC

The new mobile technology rollout in the Werribee area has seen a big increase in checks resulting in a number of arrests.

Protective Services Officers Save Commuter

Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:49 PROTECTING VIC

PSO's are at train stations to keep the community safe.

That's exactly what took place when two Victoria Police PSO's came to the rescue of a female commuter who was attempting to cross the tracks.  Watch the video to see their heroic save.

 

Police take on the Murray River Paddle

Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:44 COMMUNITY

Each year, Victoria Police members team up with Aboriginal youth to paddle over 400km in the Murray River Paddle. This will be the 14th year that the joint Aboriginal-Police team have participated in the event which is one of the longest river races in the world.
 

Stolen Jewellery

Monday, 20 November 2017 18:03 PROTECTING VIC

We're hoping to reunite stolen jewellery with its rightful owners. If you recognise any of the listed jewellery, please email CRIMEECHOTFOIC@police.vic.gov.au with the subject heading ‘Jewellery’. 

Forecasting a safer community after the opening of the new Mernda Police Station

Monday, 20 November 2017 11:19 PROTECTING VIC

In September last year I wrote to the community outlining our planned approach to reducing crime across the northern suburbs of Melbourne.

Zeroing in Ballarat

Friday, 17 November 2017 17:51 ROAD SAFETY

We spoke with the local Inspector of Ballarat about the key issues in the area, "Over the last six weeks we've seen a significant drop in aggravated burglaries and associated car theft."

Operation Safe Speeds

Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:54 ROAD SAFETY

As part of Operation Safe Speeds we spoke with Professor Mark Fitzgerald, Director of Trauma Services at The Alfred Hospital to find out what impact a car collision have on the human body.

Brodie's Legacy

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 17:28

In 2006, 19-year-old Brodie Panlock tragically took her own life following ongoing workplace bullying. Brodie’s Law, which saw over 50 offenders processed last year alone, is her legacy.

Dirt Bike Patrol

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 16:04 PROTECTING VIC

Dirt biking is isn't just a hobby for Senior Constable Ash Patterson, it's her job. She now tracks down monkey bikes in the Wyndham area, "When they look at these bikes, they think twice about trying to take off."

35 And Counting

Friday, 10 November 2017 15:54 PROTECTING VIC

Police worked with the Jewellers’ Association of Australia after an escalation of armed robberies in the last couple of years, leading to 35 arrests and a major drop in attacks on their stores.

Hands Off

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 18:51 PROTECTING VIC

Can you help identify any of these individuals? Victoria Police and Crime Stoppers Victoria need the public's assistance to try and stamp out sexual offending on public transport. Inspector Karl Curran says, "If you do this, we will catch you".

 

Youth Summit 2017 -- Edmund

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 17:47 COMMUNITY

Victoria Police works closely with the Youth Umbrella Project, a program that helps young people, like Edmund, to gain skills and secure employment.

The Chief's Youth Summit which focuses on pathways to employment is being held tomorrow.

 

Caroline Springs Police Presence

Friday, 27 October 2017 20:29 PROTECTING VIC

We spoke with Senior Sergeant Jason Dolman about police presence in Caroline Springs. He answered the most common question about whether Caroline Springs does in fact have a 24 hour response.

Youth Summit 2017 -- Amber

Thursday, 26 October 2017 19:14 COMMUNITY

Next week's Youth Summit is focussed on exploring issues for young people who may find themselves locked out of employment. We hear from Amber, whose life has changed after finding meaningful employment.

Giving young people a more attractive option than crime

Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:50 COMMAND

There are many moments in a young person’s life that help set the direction for their
future, writes Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton.

Students lucky to be alive

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 18:08 ROAD SAFETY

Two students are lucky to be alive after their car flipped off Dynon Road, West Melbourne.

Police going after hoons

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 16:29 COMMUNITY

Police have a number of approaches in place to address hooning across Melbourne’s north west and the rest of Victoria.

Victoria’s police chief says bosses must lead charge on equality

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 10:35 COMMAND

Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton's opinion piece around addressing everyday sexism in Victoria Police and the community.

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