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Tag Archives: Operation Unite

ACT Policing getting their disco beat on

By 17 December 2013

CPO Lammers and the team are on video getting out and about in the party crowd over the weekend.
Quite a lot of breathalysing going on too.

Chisholm loser stung doing 158kmph

By 16 December 2013

An 18-year-old Chisholm man was caught doing nearly double the speed limit during Operation Unite, a blitz by police, on the weekend.
About 11.45pm on Friday (December 13) police were conducting laser speed checks on Adelaide Avenue, near Curtin, when they recorded a car going 158km/h within the posted 80km/h speed limit. The 18-year-old male driver, [...]

Blitzing drunken violence

By 10 December 2013

ACT Policing, along with officers from across Australia and New Zealand, will be out in force this weekend (13-15 December) for Operation Unite – a Blitz on Drunken Violence.
Operation Unite is a joint initiative of Police Commissioners across Australia and New Zealand, united in their determination to stamp out alcohol-related violence.
Chief Police Officer for the [...]

Operation Unite returns for the silly season

By 6 December 2012

ACT Policing today announced its participation in Operation Unite, which will commence across Australian and New Zealand this weekend (7-9 December).
Operation Unite — a multi-jurisdictional operation focusing on alcohol-related crime — aims to draw attention to the broader implications associated with alcohol misuse in public locations, including crime and anti?social behaviour.
Operational Commander Superintendent Brett Kidner [...]

Weeing on a cop car is one way to draw attention to yourself

By 5 December 2011

ACT Policing has commended the Canberra public’s behaviour after the completion of fifth Operation Unite, with nine alcohol-related arrests over the weekend (December 2-4), including two for assault and one for urinating on a police vehicle. Four people were taken into protective custody for intoxication.
Officers from the ACT combined with police from across Australia and [...]

A worse than usual night for getting stupid on the juice

By 2 December 2011

ACT Policing is supporting Operation Unite this weekend (2-4 December) in delivering key messages about youth drinking and the risks associated with excessive and binge alcohol consumption.
Police across Australia and New Zealand will be using this weekend to re-enforce important messages to the community about the risks associated with alcohol consumption including the long-term health [...]

Operation Unite kicks off

By 29 November 2011

ACT Policing today launched Operation Unite which will take place across Australia and New Zealand this weekend (2–4 December).
Police across Australia and New Zealand will be using this weekend as an opportunity to re-enforce important messages to the community about the risks associated with alcohol consumption as well as target violence associated with [...]

100 inspections and no breaches of the liquor laws?

By 15 May 2011

Ten people were taken into custody and 11 drink drivers apprehended as part of Operation Unite at the weekend — a national operation targeting alcohol-related violence and offences.
Operational Commander, Superintendent Corey Heldon said that while the weather was cold, a small number of people enjoyed the entertainment precincts around Canberra.
“The message behind this operation [...]

Underage drinking in the spotlight

By 11 May 2011

ACT Policing today launched the first Operation Unite for 2011 which will take place across Australian and New Zealand this weekend.
Police across the country will be using this weekend as an opportunity to remind young people about the risks associated with underage drinking as well as target assault and violence associated with excessive alcohol [...]

Unite wraps up

By 19 December 2010

This in from ACT Policing:
Police across Australia and New Zealand have wrapped up Operation Unite which commenced on Friday (December 17). This Operation Unite is the third conducted across Australia and New Zealand targeting trouble makers and antisocial behaviour resulting from alcohol misuse.
ACT Policing took into custody 26 people in the weekend’s crackdown of [...]

Operation Unite

By 17 December 2010

This in from ACT Policing:
Operation Unite is due to commence again tonight (Friday 17 December) with ACT Policing out in force as part of the Australia-wide operation.
Operation Unite is a combined policing operation conducted across Australia and New Zealand targeting alcohol misuse, violence and anti-social behaviour.
Deputy Chief Police Officer Bruce Hill said that [...]

Police Wrap – 9 September 2010

By 9 September 2010

1. Not a good weekend for going on the lash:
ACT Policing will join Australian and New Zealand police forces to present a united stand against alcohol misuse, violence and anti-social behaviour this weekend.
Following the success of last year’s Operation Unite, a strong and focussed police presence will flood the streets of every Australian State [...]

Canberra unites on short-term alcohol crackdown

By 11 December 2009

[ 11 December 2009 to 13 December 2009. ] This weekend is Operation Unite, the trans-Tasman police crackdown on alcohol related incidents.

The news carriers are flooding the airwaves, papers, tv and net with quotes from police chiefs. Indeed the SMH even has Canberra’s Mick Phelan saying his bit.

But is this really going to achieve anything?

Call me cynical but I can’t see this doing anything [...]

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