Category: Minister for Police

Strengthening Victoria’s Road Safety Camera Network

Victorian motorists can continue to have confidence in the state’s road safety camera network, with an overhaul of the network’s governance and security protocols, following the independent Road Safety Camera Commissioner’s report into the WannaCry virus, commissioned by Minister for Police Lisa Neville. Minister Neville today welcomed the report and accepted all of its recommendations […]

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$4 Million In Crime Prevention Grants To Boost Safety

Councils and community groups across the state will benefit from new crime prevention projects as part of a $4 million public safety boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville launched the opening of the grants, which will see councils eligible to apply for up to $250,000 under the Public Safety Infrastructure […]

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New Police Boat Makes A Splash In The Fight Against Crime

Victoria Police has a sleek new state-of-the-art patrol vessel to keep Victorians safe on the water. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Acting Inspector Mark O’Rourke in Williamstown to christen the new $3.5 million catamaran, which replaces the ageing VP01 vessel. The 16.5-metre-long boat can reach speeds of up to 37 knots and will […]

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Keeping our state safe: more police, protection and prevention

Building on a record 3,135 new frontline officers, the Victorian Budget 2018/19 delivers the powers, tools and technology that Victoria Police need to keep our state safe. Following the release of the latest Community Safety Statement, the Budget invests $289 million to keep communities safe, crackdown on serious and organised crime, and strengthen the justice […]

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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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