Tag Archives: black pyjama crowd

More on the Red Hill kerfuffle

By 21 October 2013

ACT Policing are continuing investigations into the disturbance in Red Hill on Saturday morning (October 19).
Around 9.21am police responded to the report of a disturbance at units in Discovery Street.
The initial report alleged a man involved in the disturbance was armed with a knife and possibly a firearm.
Woden Station Sergeant Steven Hogarth said that the [...]

Never bring scissors to a gunfight. Wild night in Belconnen

By 23 November 2012

ACT Policing arrested three men aged in their 20s in Belconnen last night (Thursday, November 22) after a confrontation in which one man armed himself with a pair of scissors, forcing officers to draw a firearm and a Taser.
Members from Belconnen General Duties and the Specialist Response Group (SRG) responded to the address after a [...]

Police get a bat-cave

By 29 September 2011

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 [...]

Northbourne Avenue Closed [But open now]

By 24 August 2010

Canberra Times brings us word that ACT Policing have closed Northbourne Avenue due to a domestic. Apparently someone is refusing to leave a home and negotiations are underway. No specifics yet.
[Ed - the story has since been updated to indicate the seven hour seige ended at 3.45am]
UPDATE: The Police media release is now up:
ACT [...]

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