Ken Lay Announces His Resignation
I have advised both the Governor and the Premier of my intention to stand down as Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police.
Keeping The Faith
I appreciate the opportunity to speak to you on this the 10th anniversary of the Multi-faith Dinner.
Stand Up, Speak Out
Firstly let me acknowledge the work of the White Ribbon Foundation and their CEO Libby Davies who joins us here this morning…Libby I’m proud to be one of your ambassadors.
Launch of the Report Racism Pilot
It’s a real pleasure to be at VACSAL today to launch the Report Racism Pilot.
Silk Miller Commemoration 2014
Good morning everyone, I am Superintendent Peter Lardner. I am the Divisional Commander for Prahran and St. Kilda Police.
ACT at Work
I want to explore how we can collectively lead change to tackle one of the key social policy issues we face in Victoria…Family Violence and in particular - how men relate to women in our community.
The experiences of people with disabilities reporting crime
We are here for the launch of an extremely important report - Beyond Doubt: The experiences of people with disabilities reporting crime.
Walk The Talk
LAUNCH OF THE VICTORIA POLICE ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER EMPLOYMENT PLAN 2014-2018
Setting The Agenda
The theme of this conference…“Setting the Agenda” is what I want to talk to you about today.
Our Triple Zero Heros
I have been reminded that tonight is not a night for long speeches but I would like to thank Erik for the opportunity to say a few words.
Mad Max Was Crazed, Wiley And Heavily Armed
Victoria Police’s history is filled with heroes. Men and women who have risked—and sometimes lost—their lives saving others, or chasing criminals. Victoria Police members have arrived at shoot-outs and bushfires; hostage situations and floods. We’re always there.
The Chaplain Works With The Humanity Of The Police Officer
The public might know something about certain specialist services of Victoria Police—the homicide squad or highway patrol; Special Operations Group or the water police. But perhaps fewer would consider the special work of police chaplains. On August 26th, I spoke at a dinner held to thank them.
There Was Barbarism And Loneliness In Their Final Moments
On the 24th October, I attended a re-dedication ceremony for three special graves: those of Sergeant Kennedy and Constables Lonigan and Scanlan— three Victoria Police members killed by the Kelly gang.
Last week, I had the honour of sharing the stage with former Democrats leader Natasha Stott Despoja at the National Press Club. We were invited to speak on the prevention of violence against women. Four months ago, Natasha became the inaugural chair of the
Our Culture Is Heavy With Warped and Misspent Masculinity
The Member for Mitcham, Dee Ryall, invited me to speak on violence against women at a community forum in August. I was grateful for the opportunity, and heartened that the speech was picked up by news sites and circulated on social media. We really need to get this message out: too many women are vulnerable to male aggression and vulgarity.
Then There's the Emotional Tax
What does a homicide investigator actually do? This was touched upon in a speech I gave on the 18th of October, when I had the pleasure of attending a dinner commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victoria Police's Homicide Squad.
Eric was a Machine
2013 marks the 160th anniversary of Victoria Police. Our organisation has been marking it in many ways, including the sale of collectible posters.
Chief Commissioner Ken lay speaks at the royal women's hospital white ribbon day breakfast
Chief Commissioner Ken Lay's speech at the Royal Women's Hospital White Ribbon Day breakfast on November 23rd 2012.