Category: Minister for Police

Police Body-Worn Cameras To Boost Community Safety

Police in the Epping and Ballarat communities will be patrolling with body-worn cameras to better respond to and investigate crime thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today launched the first stage of the Victoria Police state-wide roll out of body worn cameras, which will see 150 […]

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Police Body-Worn Cameras To Boost Community Safety

Police in Ballarat communities will be patrolling with body-worn cameras to better respond to and investigate crime thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today launched the first stage of the Victoria Police state-wide roll out of body worn cameras, which will see 150 cameras deployed this […]

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Supporting Family Violence Victims In South-West Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring family violence victims across Geelong and south-west Victoria have the best facilities and support they need at the newly refurbished Barwon Multi-Disciplinary Centre (MDC). The upgraded facility in Geelong is a $3 million investment from the Labor Government, which has almost tripled the centre’s capacity to support victims and […]

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New Police Role Created To Target Young Offenders

The Andrews Labor Government is providing Victoria Police with the resources they need to crackdown on young offenders involved in serious crimes with the roll-out of a new police position, Youth Specialist Officers. The Labor Government provided funding for 42 new Youth Specialist Officers as a part of its historic $2 billion investment in the […]

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Keeping Victorians Safe: Police, Protection And Prevention

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the police, protection and prevention our state needs, with new laws, more specialist police, equipment and technology to crack down on serious and organised crime. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton to release the Labor Government’s second Community Safety Statement, and announce a […]

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Extra Protection For Police And Emergency Workers

Tough new laws to protect our dedicated police and emergency service workers from harm and violence and crack down on offenders who use their cars as a weapon come into effect this week. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police and The Police Association to launch the legislation, which will see offenders who […]

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Stronger Powers For Protective Services Officers

A new suite of laws to give Protective Services Officers (PSOs) new powers to keep commuters safe across the transport network came into force on Sunday as part of Andrews Labor Government’s crackdown on crime. PSOs already perform a vital public safety and community assurance role. These new powers will boost the ability of PSOs […]

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Road Blitz: Police Target Dangerous Driving Over Easter

Thousands of motorists are expected to be tested for drugs or alcohol over the Easter long weekend, as police saturate highways, regional and suburban roads as a part of Operation Nexus. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police to launch the five-day police operation to target impaired and dangerous drivers across the state. […]

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New Alcohol And Drug Buses Hit The Road

The first of a new fleet of alcohol and drug buses are set to hit the road to help Victoria Police crackdown on drunk and drug-affected drivers. Police Minister Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police and the Transport Accident Safety Commission (TAC) to watch officers put their training to the test, using the new state-of-the-art […]

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Specialist Equipment And Technology Boost To Police

New specialist equipment and vehicles will give Victoria Police the edge when responding to dangerous crowds and large-scale incidents, as part of the Andrews Labor Government’s record community safety investment. The new Operations Response Unit equipment includes firearms, command and fleet vehicles. The state-of-the-art equipment was funded as part of the Victorian Government’s $596 million […]

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