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'Leave it with us': Victoria Police promise swift response to NZ dance-off challenge

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
It's not quite the haka but it's still pretty impressive. New Zealand police have joined in the latest online dance craze and challenged Australia's men and women in blue to do the same.
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Victoria police seek help over disappearances

Times Colonist - ‎13 hours ago‎
“Randy only recently arrived in Victoria from Ontario and his family are concerned for his well-being. Going missing is out of the ordinary for him,” Victoria police said. Victoria police also continue to search for 52-year-old Sylvie Tremblay of ...
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Victorian Police launch fresh appeal for information over suspicious 2014 disappearance of Melbourne man Shiva ... - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Victoria Police has today appealed to the public for any information regarding the suspicious disappearance of delivery man Shiva Chauhan in 2014.
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Police union slams Victoria's child bail changes

The Age - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Teenage gang members are exempt from charges of breaching bail if they break curfew or flout their conditions and Victoria's police and opposition say it sends the wrong message. The Bail Act change, which came into effect on Monday, exempts children ...

Victoria Police Association wants speed limits near stationary patrol cars

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“Police, ambos and fireys deserve the same consideration (as road workers). The safety of our members and their emergency services colleagues demands that this issue is seriously looked at by our roads authorities and Victoria Police.” Roads Minister ...
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Pay continues for Victoria Police Chief Elsner, board says

Times Colonist - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The Victoria and Esquimalt Police Board met Monday to discuss the suspension and the implications of a third external investigation ordered by the Police Complaint Commissioner. The board will “continue to review its obligations to Chief Elsner in ...

Teens charged over car thefts, home invasions as part of police crackdown

The Age - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Victoria Police spokeswoman Natalie Webster said in addition to aggravated burglary, the Pakenham boy was also charged with theft of a motor vehicle, assault with a weapon, evading police, speeding and conduct endangering life.

The 1970s fashions, firearms and forensics that made Victoria Police tick

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The decade saw police on the front line of a war against the road toll as .05 laws, seat belts and blanket speed limits outside built-up areas came into force for the first time.
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Victorian police station security breaches revealed

The Age - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A Wilson Security guard who was hired to patrol Victoria's police training college at the height of the national terror threat last year has been stood down for intruding into a female police employee's bedroom.
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Victoria Police taser suspect in dramatic incident

CHEK - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A police sergeant on scene, described the driver and lone occupant of the truck as non-compliant. Officers broke the passenger side window, used pepper spray, and then deployed a taser.

Ex-policeman David Lister fronts court on ice trafficking, cannabis growing charges

The Age - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A former Victorian police officer who allegedly became a trusted member of a criminal syndicate has appeared in court, charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of the drug ice.

Ex-cop faces drug trafficking charge after raids dismantle syndicate, police say

The Age - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A former Victorian police officer who allegedly became a trusted member of a criminal syndicate that traded in drugs and guns has been charged with several offences, including commercial trafficking.
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Child bail laws could change again in response to police concerns

The Age - ‎9 hours ago‎
Bail laws that allow teenage gang members to avoid a charge of breaching their bail conditions could be changed after Victoria Police raised concerns. The Bail Act changes removed the offence of breaching bail for children under 18 - which police ...

Victoria Police officer's bashing charges dropped but suspension remains

Herald Sun - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Meanwhile, his accuser - a senior constable at the time of the alleged May 2014 attack - has been sacked by Victoria Police over “unrelated matters”. The woman claimed Leading Sen-Constable Trent Wellington, who was attached to the dog squad, ...
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Taxi driver death: Victoria Police seek information after 'brutal assault' of Mohamud Muketar

ABC Online - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Police said Mr Muketar was "brutally assaulted" after parking his taxi nearby the area he was found. Detective Senior Sergeant Steve McIntyre said the family was devastated.
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Socrates Tamvakis from Bentleigh arrested by Victoria Police

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A man has been arrested by police after he was recognised by the owner of the cafe he walked into, who served him a free latte with caramel flavouring to stall him.
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Gang members won't be deported: Vic police - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Victoria Police insist Melbourne's youth gangs aren't based on ethnicity but rather their desire to commit criminal acts.
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Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner suspended after new allegations - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Victoria Police Chief Frank Elsner has been suspended by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner while he faces another investigation.
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Victoria Police warn against linking vehicle thefts, carjackings to Apex gang

ABC Online - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Recent car thefts and carjackings are the work of "hardened", "risk-taking" criminals, and not Apex gang members, Victoria Police says. Taskforce Tense detectives are investigating after a group attacked a man with a baseball bat and stole his car in ...

Jockey Danny Nikolic barred from knowing of secret Victoria Police dossier behind track ban

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Only his barrister, Ron Merkel, QC, a team of defence lawyers and police witnesses are now allowed to remain in court. Mr Merkel has been allowed to view secret documents relied upon to exclude Nikolic from Victorian racetracks, but Nikolic can neither ...