MEDIA HUB

VICTORIA POLICE LAUNCHES FACEBOOK MESSENGER

Friday, 01 February 2019 10:10 COMMUNITY

For the first time in Australian law enforcement history, social media users will be able to access breaking news and safety advice during emergencies, through Victoria Police’s Facebook Messenger. 


AUSTRALIAN INVESTIGATION LEADS TO BIGGEST EVER U.S. METH SEIZURE

Friday, 08 February 2019 18:06 PROTECTING VIC

A country cop that pulled over a small time drug dealer has helped uncover Australia's largest ever meth bust - with an estimated street value of $1.29 billion.


POLICE REFLECT ON LIVES LOST IN 2018

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 13:46 ROAD SAFETY

Victoria Police is honouring the memory of the 199 people who have lost their lives on the state’s roads this year with a Christmas tree featuring baubles inscribed with their first names and ages.


BOX HILL POLICE OFFICER WINS DISABILITY AWARD

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 13:42 COMMUNITY

A Box Hill police officer’s innovative thinking has been recognised for making a meaningful difference to a community member with a disability.


NEW PROGRAM HELPS BOOST AFRICAN POLICE OFFICERS

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 13:23 COMMUNITY

A new joint program is helping African-Australians succeed in their aspirations to become police and Protective Services Officers (PSOs) in Victoria.


'Unspeakable' win at national Public Relations award night

Friday, 02 November 2018 08:51 PROTECTING VIC

Victoria Police was the worthy winner of the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s Golden Target ‘Thought Leadership Campaign’ award in Sydney last night.


Distraction

Thursday, 01 November 2018 16:56

How often do you see drivers and pedestrians distracted by their mobile phones? Perhaps you're even guilty of it yourself. We recently hit the streets of Moreland to ask ALL road users to put their phones away and pay attention on our roads.


Soaring Numbers of Female Applicants

Tuesday, 23 October 2018 13:18 PROTECTING VIC

A well-known report commissioned by Hewlett Packard found that men were comfortable applying for a job when they met 60% of the role requirements, while women would only consider applying if they met 100% of them. Although this was an internal report, undertaken to establish the gender disparity in management positions, there is a broad acknowledgement among recruiters and human resource departments that these findings are consistent across a wide range of industries and employment levels.


POLICE TRIAL DIGITALLY RECORDED STATEMENTS FOR FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 15:53

Victoria Police officers in Ballarat and Epping are trialing the collection of digitally recorded statements on their body worn cameras for victims of family violence.


POLICE WARN AGAINST BITCOIN SCAM

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 14:46 PROTECTING VIC

Maribyrnong Crime Investigation Unit detectives are cautioning people about a scam which involves the victims paying large amounts of cash into a bitcoin automated telling machine in Braybrook.


NEW PROGRAM PAIRS POLICE WITH YOUTH WORKERS

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 14:45

A new innovative pilot partnership between police and youth workers designed to reduce youth offending has recently rolled out in Melbourne’s north-west and south-east (29 August).


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