Category: Minister for Police

Safer Roads: Police Out In Force This Long Weekend

Victoria Police will saturate holiday hot spots, regional highways and city roads as part of a four-day blitz to take dangerous, distracted and impaired drivers off our roads. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer to launch Operation Arid, the state’s four-day operation to target speeding, drink and drug […]

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Ballarat To Home New Forensic Hub To Aid Local Police

The Andrews Labor Government has joined Victoria Police today to announce the location and commencement of design of a new state-of-the-art forensic hub in Ballarat to target ice and other drugs in Western Victoria. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced the Western Region Forensic Hub will help keep the community safe by allowing police […]

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New Alcohol And Drug Buses Roll Off The Production Line

The first of a newly constructed fleet of alcohol and drug buses will soon roll-out across the state and will help Victoria Police in the fight against drunk and drug-affected drivers. Police Minister Lisa Neville today inspected the state-of-the-art buses in Ballarat, which will replace the ageing fleet with new vehicles aimed at giving police […]

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New Centre To Prevent Lone Actor Attacks Unveiled

The Andrews Labor Government has joined Victoria Police to unveil the new Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (FTAC), designed to combat terrorist and lone actor attacks and keep the community safe. Specialist police will team up with forensic and mental health experts at the new centre in a bid to target high-risk persons who pose a […]

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Robot Recruits: High-Tech Bomb Robots Join The Front Line

The Andrews Labor Government’s technology revolution for Victoria Police continues, with another two-new high-tech bomb response robots joining the front line. Police Minister Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police to unveil two new state-of-the-art robots that will assist police with surveillance, security and bomb-disposal operations. The Telerob Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Observation Robot (TEODOR) is […]

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New Mernda Police Station Officially Open

The Andrews Labor Government is ensuring police have the state-of-the-art facilities they need to keep Victorians safe with the new $15 million Mernda Police Station officially opening its doors today. Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green joined Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton today to officially open the 24-hour station, which […]

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High-Tech Cops: More Investment In Police Technology

Police officers across the state will soon patrol with body-worn cameras and be closer to the cutting edge of crime fighting thanks to a multi-million-dollar investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced the commencement of the first stage of the Victoria Police state-wide roll out of body worn cameras. A […]

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New Gun Laws Pass In A Win For Police And Public Safety

Victoria Police now have the laws they need to tackle organised crime thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Firearm Prohibition Order regime, which today successfully passed the Parliament. Despite the desperate attempts of the Liberals and Matthew Guy to weaken and water down these powers to protect the interest of organised crime – community safety […]

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Mobster’s Mate Tries To Water Down Gun Laws And Fails

The Mobster’s mate Matthew Guy and the Liberals have failed in their disgraceful attempt to water down and weaken the Andrews Labor Government’s Firearm Prohibition Orders, which are designed to target serious and organised crime. In what proves once and for all that Matthew Guy is in the pocket of organised crime, the Liberals put […]

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New Custody Officers To Free Up More Frontline Police

The Andrews Labor Government has delivered more than 400 Police Custody Officers (PCOs) who will from this week be deployed at police stations across Victoria to free up police officers so they can return to the frontline and protect the community. The final 30 PCOs graduated last Friday with the full roll-out now complete – […]

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