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COURT REPORT: POLICE KEEP AN EYE ON PRIVATE EYES

Friday, 22 September 2017 12:37 PROTECTING VIC

A Surrey Hills man banned from running a private eye company came to the attention of police after advertising his business online.

Make Victoria safe and fun this footy finals season

Friday, 22 September 2017 11:44 ROAD SAFETY

Footy finals, the Royal Melbourne Show and school holidays turn Victoria into a state of celebration and fun.  The Assistant Commissioner of road policing Doug Fryer loves a party too, but he asks we all celebrate in moderation.

ATM Skimming

Thursday, 21 September 2017 17:10 EMERGING TRENDS

ATM skimming by organised crime syndicates is costing Australia one billion dollars a year. But there are some easy ways you can avoid being a victim of fraud including making sure no-one ever sees your PIN.

'Not So' Magnificent Seven

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 17:44 PROTECTING VIC

These 'not so' magnificent seven are being chased by the Manningham Crime Investigation Unit after breaking into a Templestowe house on Sunday morning. Help us identify who they are.

Public appeal regarding a sexual assault in Officer

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 18:27 PROTECTING VIC

We need help to find a man after a sexual assault in the South Eastern suburb of Officer in July.

Putting an end to dodgy security training

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 13:52 PROTECTING VIC

Private security workers are supposed to be given 128 hours training – but Victoria Police’s Licencing and Regulation Division recently uncovered a Harkaway man whose business was instead accepting exorbitant fees in exchange for two-day “fast tracked” courses.

Operation Influx

Monday, 18 September 2017 17:40 COMMUNITY

Operation Influx is currently underway in Banyule, where crime, public disorder and road trauma has been linked to drugs.

2017 Wall to Wall Ride

Friday, 15 September 2017 15:07 COMMUNITY

A 340 strong motorcycle contingent left Melbourne this morning from the Victoria Police Memorial on St Kilda Road in the eighth annual Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance.

Armed hold-up at Hampton East

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 18:19 PROTECTING VIC

Help us identify these two men who robbed a convenience store in Hampton East. One is carrying a gun. 

Tradies targeted by opportunistic criminals

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 17:40 PROTECTING VIC

Tradies are being targeted by opportunistic criminals on the lookout for unsecured tools that can be sold for quick cash.

Investigating Abuses in Disability Services

Monday, 11 September 2017 22:26 COMMUNITY

As police, we know too well the impacts that being a victim of crime can have. For many, it can be a confronting and traumatic experience that results in statements being taken, a police investigation and ideally an offender or offenders before the courts.

Geelong Drug Drivers

Monday, 11 September 2017 22:10 ROAD SAFETY

Geelong Highway Patrol boss has had enough of drug drivers.

An update on the National firearms amnesty

Monday, 11 September 2017 14:12 PROTECTING VIC

Rifles, shotguns and handguns have been surrendered in droves as the firearms amnesty continues in Victoria.

Speed Limit on unsealed country roads

Friday, 08 September 2017 08:43 ROAD SAFETY

It's time to have a discussion around the speed limit on unsealed country roads.

Appeal for witnesses after series of home invasions

Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:09 PROTECTING VIC

The Mill Park Serious Crime Task Force is investigating two home invasions in Thomastown and Epping they believe are linked.  Cash and personal property was stolen before the offenders fled.

Pakenham man unidentified after nine years

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 18:25 PROTECTING VIC

Police are seeking public assistance to help identify a man that was struck and killed by a train in Pakenham over nine years ago.

Keeping children safe online

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 15:03 COMMAND

During National Child Protection Week, the Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police Graham Ashton, reflects on the difficulties of parenting and keeping your children safe online.

A podcast about understanding sexual crime

Tuesday, 05 September 2017 17:36 COMMUNITY

Victoria Police are proud to launch a new six-part podcast to help improve the community’s understanding of sexual crime as part of National Child Protection Week. 

If they know the rules, why don’t you?

Monday, 28 August 2017 21:00 ROAD SAFETY

If your children know the road rules, why don’t you? We asked kids aged between four and ten about their understanding of the road rules and road safety. 

Many shades of policing

Wednesday, 23 August 2017 21:35 COMMUNITY

Twenty-three years after the Tasty nightclub storm, the rainbow which emerged is only getting more vivid at Victoria Police.

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