Category: Minister for Police and Emergency Services

New Campaign Clamping Down On Petrol Thieves

Petrol thieves who fill up then flee will be the focus of a new campaign to help Victoria Police crackdown on fuel theft, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today launched the We See You Too campaign, an almost $100,000 investment from the Labor Government, which will be delivered by […]

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CCTV Overhaul To Improve Safety In Shepparton

CCTV in Shepparton will be expanded and upgraded with 16 new cameras to help target crime and improve community safety, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced $280,000 in funding for a CCTV camera expansion in Shepparton, with Greater Shepparton City Council contributing $90,000 to the project. The new […]

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New Bourke Street Police Hub As Police Numbers Boom

A new police station in the heart of the CBD will provide an even stronger police presence and support police operations across the city to prevent crime and keep Victorians safe as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s record boost to Victoria Police. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane in […]

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Four-Day Road Safety Blitz As Footy Fever Hits

Police will be out in force this long weekend and are set to saturate holiday hot-spots, regional highways and city roads targeting impaired, speeding and distracted drivers. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Acting Assistant Commissioner Neville Taylor at Albert Park to launch Operation Scoreboard, a four-day road policing blitz across Victoria. Police will […]

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Better Police Facilities To Support A Safer Cowes

Police in Cowes now have access to a bigger and better police station to help them respond to crime and keep the community safe, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today officially opened the station on Chapel Street, that will help police meet […]

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New Compact Alcohol And Drug Buses Target Backstreets

Alcohol and drug impaired drivers will have nowhere to hide with the delivery of Victoria Police’s latest tool to target impaired drivers, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The first of six new smaller Alcohol and Drug Test vehicles were unveiled today, as part of a $15 million investment from the Labor Government, which will […]

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Crime Continues To Fall

Crime has fallen for the fifth quarter in a row, with burglary and break and enter offences the lowest in a decade and the victimisation rate the lowest in 5 years, following the Andrews Labor Government’s record community safety investment. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton today to welcome the latest […]

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Record Investment Continues To Drive A Safer Victoria

The latest Community Safety Statement Assurance Report has today been released, which shows more police officers are on the beat, tougher laws are starting to bite, and crime is falling. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Ron Iddles OAM APM, the Community Safety Trustee, for the release, with the report highlighting the important work […]

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A Safer CBD: More Permanent Protections On The Way

Safety will be significantly improved at Flinders Street Station as the next stage of a suite of Melbourne CBD security measures funded by the Andrews Labor Government are unveiled. Protective bollards and barriers will be installed around an expanded forecourt at Flinders Street Station. This will add 130 square metres of space and widen the […]

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Mobile PSOs To Keep Commuters Safe On Trains

Victorians can look forward to seeing more Protective Services Officers (PSOs) across the public transport network with PSOs to start patrolling trains from today, as part of a key community safety commitment delivered by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined a team of PSOs at Southern Cross Station today as they […]

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