MEDIA HUB

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. 


Mobile Technology Rolluot

Friday, 24 November 2017 19:40 PROTECTING VIC

The new mobile technology rollout in the Werribee area has seen a big increase in checks resulting in a number of arrests.


Protective Services Officers Save Commuter

Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:49 PROTECTING VIC

PSO's are at train stations to keep the community safe.

That's exactly what took place when two Victoria Police PSO's came to the rescue of a female commuter who was attempting to cross the tracks.  Watch the video to see their heroic save.

 


Police take on the Murray River Paddle

Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:44 COMMUNITY

Each year, Victoria Police members team up with Aboriginal youth to paddle over 400km in the Murray River Paddle. This will be the 14th year that the joint Aboriginal-Police team have participated in the event which is one of the longest river races in the world.
 


Stolen Jewellery

Monday, 20 November 2017 18:03 PROTECTING VIC

We're hoping to reunite stolen jewellery with its rightful owners. If you recognise any of the listed jewellery, please email CRIMEECHOTFOIC@police.vic.gov.au with the subject heading ‘Jewellery’. 


Forecasting a safer community after the opening of the new Mernda Police Station

Monday, 20 November 2017 11:19 PROTECTING VIC

In September last year I wrote to the community outlining our planned approach to reducing crime across the northern suburbs of Melbourne.


Zeroing in Ballarat

Friday, 17 November 2017 17:51 ROAD SAFETY

We spoke with the local Inspector of Ballarat about the key issues in the area, "Over the last six weeks we've seen a significant drop in aggravated burglaries and associated car theft."


Operation Safe Speeds

Thursday, 16 November 2017 18:54 ROAD SAFETY

As part of Operation Safe Speeds we spoke with Professor Mark Fitzgerald, Director of Trauma Services at The Alfred Hospital to find out what impact a car collision have on the human body.


Brodie's Legacy

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 17:28

In 2006, 19-year-old Brodie Panlock tragically took her own life following ongoing workplace bullying. Brodie’s Law, which saw over 50 offenders processed last year alone, is her legacy.


Dirt Bike Patrol

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 16:04 PROTECTING VIC

Dirt biking is isn't just a hobby for Senior Constable Ash Patterson, it's her job. She now tracks down monkey bikes in the Wyndham area, "When they look at these bikes, they think twice about trying to take off."


35 And Counting

Friday, 10 November 2017 15:54 PROTECTING VIC

Police worked with the Jewellers’ Association of Australia after an escalation of armed robberies in the last couple of years, leading to 35 arrests and a major drop in attacks on their stores.


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