Victoria Police

Victoria Police is the primary law enforcement agency of Victoria, Australia. It was formed in 1853.

As of 2011, the Victoria Police has over 12,190 sworn members, along with over 400 recruits, reservists and Protective Service Officers, and over 2,900 civilian staff across 393 police stations.

Read more about Victoria PoliceRank Structure, Detective Branch, Honours and Awards, Firearms and Equipment, Officers Killed On Duty

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Victoria Police - Officers Killed On Duty
... Taylor was the first female police officer killed in the line of duty in Australian history ... Eyre were gunned down in the Walsh Street police shootings ... Gary Silk and Rodney Miller were gunned down in the Silk–Miller police murders ...
Black Saturday Bushfires - Major Fires - Kinglake–Marysville Fires - Marysville Area (Murrindindi Mill Fire)
... to eyewitnesses, the Murrindindi Mill fire started at 255 pm, while Victoria Police twice told the Royal Commission that it commenced at "about 2.30 pm" ... Afterwards, a police sergeant said that the main street in Marysville had been destroyed "The motel at one end of it partially exists ... On 1 April 2009, Victoria Police reaffirmed their view that the cause was arson ...
Melbourne Custody Centre - G4S Take Over
... responsibility for the Melbourne Custody Centre (MCC) on 28 March 2010 on behalf of Victoria Police ... Court, is initially the central location for all prisoners arrested by Victoria Police ... Victoria Police is responsible for Health Care in the Centre and provides a medical service 24 hours a day, seven days a week ...
Simon Overland - Career in Law Enforcement
... in law and arts, he began his career in the Australian Federal Police (AFP), where he worked in the taskforce which investigated the murder of AFP Assistant Commissioner Colin Winchester ... He served about 19 years with the AFP during this time he was selected by Australia's police commissioners to lead the Implementation Team that created the Australian Crime Commission in ... January 2003, Overland was appointed Assistant Commissioner (Crime) with Victoria Police and led the Purana Taskforce on organised crime which is credited with a prominent role in ...
Simon Overland
... Justice Department Secretary and a former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police in Australia ... He previously worked with the Australian Federal Police and then with Victoria Police focusing on Melbourne's gangland wars ... On 2 March 2009 he was named by the Premier, John Brumby, as Victoria Police Chief Commissioner ...

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