Blogs

Brimbank ride along - a policing night out in Melbourne's west

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 14:31 PROTECTING VIC

What’s an average night like for police out in Melbourne’s west? We joined them on a shift to find out.

Protective Services Officers Powers

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 09:54 PROTECTING VIC

Victoria Police Protective Services Officers have a number of powers to ensure your safety and the safety of others. This series of four short videos we’ll explain what those powers are and how we’re working together to keep you safe.

Meet the Steeles

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 16:38 COMMUNITY

Meet the Steeles – a family of emergency service workers. Even Rocky is a police dog! Has anyone else got family envy?

Pair arrested for theft of livestock

Thursday, 14 June 2018 22:48

An udderly great result! Police moooved in to arrest a woman and a teenage boy after the theft of eight 'Speckle Park' calves in Yarroweyah.

Out and about in Heidelberg

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:43 COMMUNITY

Policing is not a 9-5 job but at Heidelberg Police Station they try to make sure the roster works for everyone.

New mobile forensic laboratories

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:36 STATE SECURITY

Check out our new mobile forensic laboratories. The state-of-the-art vehicles be deployed at complex crime scenes such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks and homicide scenes. They’ll be used to perform real-time testing and analysis in the field. 

Career in focus - Amy Gledden

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:15 COMMUNITY

The meaning of numbers has been a focus for Superintendent Amy Gledden throughout her career, and most recently it’s a drop in the number of thefts and vehicle crime in the Southern Metro Region Division 2 that is getting results.

Heavy Vehicle Unit

Tuesday, 12 June 2018 18:56 ROAD SAFETY

Did you know that truck drivers are subject to fatigue laws? This means they need to have sufficient rest breaks. We went out on the road with the Heavy Vehicle Unit to see how they were helping to keep road users safe over the long weekend. 

Deer Hunting

Saturday, 09 June 2018 12:29 COMMUNITY

This weekend is a popular one for deer hunting. While most hunters do the right thing, police want the public to know that they take illegal activity very seriously.

Macedon Ranges Arrest

Thursday, 07 June 2018 18:15 PROTECTING VIC

Detectives from the Macedon Ranges today arrested one man and three women after executing warrants relating to an ongoing drug investigation.

Blue Light and Melbourne Victory partnership

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 17:03 COMMUNITY

It’s hard not to feel nostalgic when you think of Blue Light. While you can still catch a disco, Blue Light has evolved and expanded its range of programs.

Williamstown Police Station unveil Aboriginal artwork

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 17:42 COMMUNITY

The unveiling of Aboriginal artwork at Williamstown Police Station is just one of many National Reconciliation Week events Victoria Police takes part in every year.

2018 Clandestine Laboratory and Drug Investigators Conference

Monday, 21 May 2018 17:25 PROTECTING VIC

Last week, the Clandestine Laboratory and Drug Investigators Conference was held in Australia for the first time.

Youths arrested over disruptive parties

Friday, 18 May 2018 16:24 PROTECTING VIC

Police have made a number of arrests following disruptive parties in Footscray and North Melbourne.

Celebrating IDAHOBIT in Footscray

Thursday, 17 May 2018 18:32 COMMUNITY

Footscray Police Station was adorned with rainbows on 17 May to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia with a backyard BBQ.

A colourful celebration for IDAHOBIT

Thursday, 17 May 2018 12:45 COMMUNITY

Fawkner Police prepared for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, or IDAHOBIT, by inviting hundreds of students to throw paint bombs at the police station fence.

Middle Park Sexual Assault

Thursday, 17 May 2018 09:29 COMMUNITY

Kim is the victim of a sexual assault in Middle Park last year. Listen to her story and help police identify the offender.

Five reasons why you should join Victoria Police

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 10:30 COMMUNITY

Think you know policing? Think again!

Find your place in policing

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 10:28 COMMUNITY

Victoria Police has many different divisions and taskforces. Officers use specialist skills and a range of uniforms to best serve the community. You bring the passion, we provide the training.

PSO Backgrounds - The Protectors

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 10:24 COMMUNITY

You’re more suited than you might think for a career in Victoria Police. See how the former careers of four Protective Services Officers help them on the platform.

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