Anyone hear what happened at the new strip club in Gladstone street Fyshwick on Anzac Day?
Went past about 1.30pm and police hat taped off the area in front and carpark of the place and there were those yellow things with numbers on them spread out on the ground.
Police were taking photo’s too.
Police were still [...]
Back in January quite a few people were displeased when the police took over the Woden Bus interchange to play war games.
But at least now they’ve released video so we can see what they were up to.
Earlier this year ACT Policing facilitated a National Counter Terrorism Committee (NCTC) training exercise which provided ACT Policing’s Specialist [...]
Over the weekend ACT Policing was joining in the celebrations of the new Belconnen Police Station opening.
The Liberals’ Jeremy Hanson, however, is less impressed.
“Due to ACT Labor and Simon Corbell’s inability to deliver infrastructure on time or on budget, the station is also $5 million in the red.
“That is equivalent to providing nearly 50 police [...]
[ 31 March, 2012; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] ACT Policing will open its doors of the new Belconnen Police Station to the public on Saturday 31 March at a public open day to celebrate the opening of the new station.
Officer-in-Charge of Belconnen Police Station Sergeant Matt Corbitt said that it’s a rare opportunity for the public to see inside a police station, particularly [...]
ACT Policing has put a slick video onto YouTube as part of their “Too many drinks and you’re a galah” campaign.
Readers are invited to watch it and tell us what messaged they think it’s trying to convey?
UPDATE 18/02/12 15:19: No less than Clubs ACT and the ACT Branch of the AHA have issued a media [...]
ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 29-year-old Narrabundah man with several traffic offences, including reckless/dangerous/furious driving after he abandoned his vehicle and attempted to flee on a pushbike.
Around 1:30pm yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, March 6), police were patrolling around The Canberra Hospital when they observed the man driving a blue Holden Commodore, when he was [...]
ACT Policing is warning that this month’s road safety target is seatbelts.
It certainly makes a nice change from speeding, dui, and mobile phones.
If only we could get a blitz for correct use of indicators.
Simon Corbell has announced a new crime map:
Mr Corbell launched ACT Policing’s latest web tool today at the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show and said it was a great way to provide the community crime statistics by suburb, draw comparisons between suburbs and view crime trends over the past five years in a quick, easy and [...]
How can law and order be upheld if those who trusted to ensure laws are not broken break the laws themselves?
So, once it cooled a bit this evening (about 11.00PM) I go for a walk around Lake Ginninderra – and get to see a quartet of 20-somethings trashing the Foreshore development: tearing out surveying pegs and throwing them into the lake, and so forth. One of them saw me and yelled out that the developer [...]
We want to interview, either through audio or video, the hardworking local artists that populate the ACT. We want to ask you the quirky questions that no other interviewer asks. We want to bring you to more and more new audiences in the most interesting way we can. None of this “Who influences you?” rubbish…we want to ask other, more amusing, more interesting questions. We want to know what your songs are about. We want to know your touring stories. We want know what you get a kick out of on stage. We want to know what you’d do on stage if you were drunk enough. We want you and your personality. We want to know what makes you tick, what makes you smile and what really pisses you off.
ACT Policing signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sobering Up Shelter, operated by CatholicCare, today (Wednesday, December 21) in Ainslie.
The partnership between CatholicCare and ACT Policing provides a service to the Canberra community which will assist in treating intoxicated people, whether from alcohol or drugs, found in a public place, and provide [...]
Members from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations (CI) and Traffic Operations (TOPs) are gearing up to play in a modified rules charity cricket match today (Monday, December 19).
The cricket match is to raise money for a member’s 5-year-old daughter, Sarah, who has recently been diagnosed with leukaemia.
The match is being held at the enclosed playing fields, [...]
Simon Corbell has announced the end of construction and the start of fitout for the new Belconnen Police Station.
“This is a significant milestone for the project, which will provide the Belconnen community and ACT Policing with a state-of-the-art police station to best serve the Territory both now and well into the future,” Mr Corbell said.
The ACT Excellence in Community Policing Awards are awarded annually to four ACT Policing members in recognition of outstanding policing and public engagement.
The awards, an initiative of SupportLink and ACT Policing, highlight the important of early intervention and the partnership between police and the social support sector.
“The awards highlight the unique ability of agencies and [...]
I recently discovered that ACT Police expect me to do my own investigating into the theft of my vehicle. They have instructed me to contact Westfield Woden and ask into security camera footage of the gated carpark from which my car was stolen last Sunday evening. I reported the theft to ACT Police immediately over [...]
The manager of London Burgers and Beers has criticised ACT police in the Canberra Times today following the raid on his business last October.
The business was closed for a week while police, as well as health and work safety officers, searched the premises for drugs.
Minor health and work safety breaches were found, mostly relating to [...]
Twenty-four new officers were officially sworn in as Constables of Police at the Australian Federal Police College in Barton today (November 25).
Chief Police Officer for the ACT Roman Quaedvlieg joined AFP Commissioner Tony Negus and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Simon Corbell in congratulating the first recruit course from the inaugural Think you’d [...]
ACT Policing and Bunnings will join forces this weekend to help the community learn about home security ahead of the upcoming holiday season.
Officer-in-Charge of Crime Prevention Sergeant Dennis Gellatly said that it’s important for those taking holidays to protect their homes as much as possible against burglary.
“While we’ve seen significant decreases in property and volume [...]
ACT Policing signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC) today (Tuesday, November 22) at the Winchester Police Centre in Belconnen.
The working relationship between the two will help provide a coordinated, collaborative approach in the support of victims and investigations of sexual assault and child abuse matters.
Acting Chief Police [...]
Members from ACT Policing, ACT Fire and Rescue, Rural Fire Service, ACT Ambulance Service, Australian Defence Force and the Brumbies were united in support of White Ribbon Day at the weekend raising more than $20,000 at the Men in Uniform stalls.
Between 9am and 1pm, the stalls were set up across Canberra in each major shopping [...]
ACT Policing has published an FAQ on the upcoming visit to Canberra of Barack Obama on 16 and 17 November.
It’s a little on the vague side.
The SMH has some more detail. Apaprently on top of the war memorial and parliament house there will be a school visit.
[Photo by gingerbydesign CC BY]
Just how mature are the members of the Federal Police?
ACT Policing have released this year’s annual report claiming “excellent operational outcomes”:
The dynamics of community policing are always changing so it is satisfying that through a confluence of proactive and intelligence-led activity, this reporting year has resulted in some excellent operational outcomes for ACT Policing.
From a ‘broad-brush’ perspective and the key performance indicator processes by [...]
On a Saturday morning I woke up to some loud noises coming from my block. I went to get a drink of water and outside the window i saw one of the neighbours drop their pants and urinate outside someone’s kitchen window while the others were running around in circles.
One of them had a shaved [...]
The Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity has released a report from last year on a very dodgy police constable.
This investigation primarily concerns suggestions that an ACT Policing constable, an appointee of the Australian Federal Police (AFP), had improperly disposed of illicit drugs (tablets which he had received in the course of his duties in [...]
We live in Isabella Plains and going on a year now have been the victims of an escalating and completely unprovoked series of attacks from a group of local youths. What started with some waterbombs being thrown has steadily escalated into a campaign of terror waged against myself and my elderly parents that has led [...]
Simon Corbell has announced that somewhere in Canberra’s North the black pyjama brigade of the Specialist Response and Security team have a new 2,700 square metre complex at a secret location.
“The building has undergone a custom re-fit which will allow members to conduct training exercises, and has enough space to store a range of specialist [...]
The Liberals’ Alistair Coe has is alarmed by the fruit of his FOI cultivation into point to point cameras.
Information obtained by ACT Shadow Transport Services Minister, Alistair Coe, shows the governments point-to-point speed cameras can be used for car tracking by unmanned aerial vehicles or ‘drones’.
“This shocking revelation from an Australian Federal Police Representative on [...]
Territory And Municipal Services are warning that Tuggeranong bus users will need to head to Athllon Drive on Friday as the police are playing games in the bus station:
Territory and Municipal Services wishes to advise the public that the Tuggeranong Bus Station will be temporarily closed between 8.30 am and 4 pm on Friday 12 [...]
The death in Braddon this morning has seen more police vehicles than can be counted parked on the Southbound Lanes of Northbourne Avenue.
I swung by this morning and noted no less than a sergeant out on picket duty.
Here’s some more pictures.
The traffic backing up through Turner was impressive:
Simon Corbell has announced the outcomes of the 2010-11 ACT Policing purchase agreement:
“I am pleased to see that ACT Policing has recorded such a positive downward trend in a range of property related offences like; rates of motor vehicle theft down by 37.3 per cent, burglary down 32.7 per cent and property damage down 21.8 [...]