Blogs

Youth Crime: A Deputy Commissioner's Perspective

Thursday, 17 November 2016 16:18

By Deputy Commissioner Andrew Crisp 

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Our society is changing and so must police to face fresh challenges

Friday, 02 September 2016 11:26

Preventing crime and disorder is the founding principle on which modern policing is built. This has remained constant through our 163 year history.

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AGGRAVATED BURGLARIES AND CARJACKINGS: TACKLING THIS ISSUE TOGETHER

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 10:30

We at Victoria Police have heard your concerns about the recent spate of aggravated burglaries and carjackings being committed mostly by young people across the state.

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BRODIE'S LAW - FIVE YEARS ON

Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:02

It has been five years since Brodie’s Law was introduced making serious bullying a crime punishable by up to ten years in prison; yet sadly today it remains a compelling issue in Victoria.

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Supporting The State Apology To LBGTI Communities

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 15:01

Today I attended an apology from the Premier on behalf of the Victorian State Government to members of LGBTI communities for historic laws which criminalised homosexual acts.

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A United Front

Friday, 22 April 2016 07:45

Australia and New Zealand Police Commissioners
– Protecting Women and Children from Family Violence

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We Will Not Tiptoe Around Gangs

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 08:08

When violence erupts in the heart of our city, as it did on Saturday night, tough questions must be put to those in charge.

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International Women's Day Reflections:

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 08:12

Yesterday morning I was fortunate to address the Victoria Police International Women’s Day Breakfast, and witness our best attendance in recent years.

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Elimination of Violence Against Women Day

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 08:18

Today is White Ribbon Day and the United Nations Elimination of Violence Against Women Day.

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Child Exploitation: The Sickening Scourge

Friday, 11 September 2015 13:09

It’s National Child Protection Week Late and an important time to focus on the safety of our children.

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Remember Masa Vukotic on our Journey of Understanding

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:46

In addressing violence and gender inequality, we need to consistently focus on the needs of the victim and challenge the behaviour of the perpetrator and offender. Our focus should never be on what the victim could or should have done.

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AC Fontana Responds To Criticism Of Homicide Squad

Friday, 20 March 2015 09:58

I feel the need to respond to the criticism our Homicide Detective Inspector Mick Hughes has been receiving over the past day or so.

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Tim Cartwright Responds to Deer Park Concerns

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 10:56

There has been concern expressed in regard to comments by Detective Sergeant Paul Tremain on Sunday, regarding the tragic deaths in Deer Park and Truganina.

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Violence Must Never Become Normal

Thursday, 11 December 2014 21:39

I was speaking last week to a mother of teenage boys and she told me how hard it can be trying to raise gentlemen, particularly with the mixed messages often sent by our community. 

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CCP Ken Lay Comments on a "Pickup Artist"

Friday, 07 November 2014 05:11

I understand there has been a lot of interest in Victoria Police’s response to Julien Blanc’s visit to Melbourne. 

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ISIS and the Internet

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 04:42

The internet. The most defining technological accomplishment of the past half century, perhaps.

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Lives Are Being Lost, So Please, Just Slow Down

Monday, 06 October 2014 07:10

The Princes Highway between Melbourne and Geelong has become the focus of the speed debate recently with a proposal to increase the limit from 100km/h to 110km/h.

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We Must Be Vigilant To Keep All Victorians Safe

Monday, 22 September 2014 06:22

Today, it is more important than ever to reflect on what it is to be part of the community that is Victoria.

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I nominate Rosie

Monday, 30 June 2014 04:56

Rosie Batty is the most “remarkable’’ victim I have ever met.  The following is a transcript of an article written by Herald Sun Journalist Elissa Doherty.

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A Vision for Victoria Police

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 08:44

I am pleased to present to you today the Victoria Police Blue Paper: a Vision for Victoria Police in 2025.

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