Tag Archives: heroes

Who is Canberra’s Batman?

Kim and Batman

I ask this question, not in search of a vigilante to save our city from ruin, but rather to consider what heroism, villainy and justice might mean in the nation’s capital. One could achieve the same thing by substituting Batman with Wonder Woman, Wolverine or a ninja turtle. But the caped crusader is particularly instructive [...]

Phillip heroes nab Chisholm scum

By 6 October 2013

Yesterday (October 5), ACT Policing arrested a 20-year-old Chisholm man following an aggravated robbery, after two members of the public restrained the offender until police arrived.
About 9.00pm the male entered the Ali Baba restaurant in Phillip with a blade concealed in his sleeve. He approached the counter and threatened a staff member, demanding cash. The [...]

A hero emerges in Duffy

By 18 November 2012

Members of the public intervened to detain a suspect in the early hours of this morning, which led to ACT Policing arresting and charging a 15-year-old boy for aggravated burglary.
An 18-year-old man had been with a group of friends in Duffy, waiting for a lift from his father around 12.50am today (Sunday, November 18) when [...]

I Need A Hero. What do we deserve?

By 15 August 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Every night in America over 200 men and women, dressed in capes, masks, and bullet-proof body armour, walk the streets looking to fight crime and enforce vigilante justice. They confront drug dealers, break up brawls, and occasionally pose for photos with grateful citizens.
Their super powers? Excessive bravery (verging on stupidity) and [...]

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