|Queensland Police Service|
|Logo of the Queensland Police Service.|
|Motto||With honour We Serve|
|Formed||1 January 1864|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Queensland, Australia|
|Headquarters||200 Roma Street,
Brisbane, QLD 4000
27°27′59″S 153°01′06″E / 27.4664°S 153.0182°E / -27.4664; 153.0182Coordinates: 27°27′59″S 153°01′06″E / 27.4664°S 153.0182°E / -27.4664; 153.0182
|Police Officers||Approximately 11,000 as of July 2011|
|General Employees||515 (30 June 2010)|
|Police Commissioner responsible||Ian Stewart|
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is the law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland. In 1990, the Queensland Police Force was officially renamed the Queensland Police Service and the old motto of "Firmness with Courtesy" was changed to "With Honour We Serve". The headquarters of the Queensland Police Service is located at 200 Roma Street, Brisbane.
Commissioner Ian Stewart is the present Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service. The Queensland Police will mark 150 years of service to the state of Queensland on the 1st of January 2014.
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