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Nearly 26,000 firearms handed in during National Firearms Amnesty

Posted September 11 2017 in ,

25,999 firearms have been handed in across Australia in the first two months of the National Firearms Amnesty, with Australians surrendering an average of 464 firearms each day. This is a great result, and shows Australians are serious about protecting themselves, their families, and their communities. From 1 July – 30 September…

Crime Stoppers launches Operation Roam: Rogue Radar

Posted August 21 2017 in ,

20 criminals named on the ‘Rogue Radar’ list. Crime Stoppers is calling on members of the public to stay alert and be on the lookout for 20 wanted fugitives named on the ‘Rogue Radar’ list. The offenders are currently at large and potentially hidden in plain sight in communities across Australia. Operation…

Victoria’s first Crime Stoppers co-ordinator Ken McKenzie dies aged 65

Posted July 31 2017 in

Extract from Herald Sun, June 23, 2017 A former senior policeman who played a major role in introducing Crime Stoppers to Victoria has died, aged 65. Ken McKenzie was the first police co-ordinator of Crime Stoppers when the program started in Victoria nearly 30 years ago. Later, after retiring from Victoria Police…

Josh Warneke $250,000 reward

Posted July 3 2017 in

The State Government has increased the reward for information about the 2010 murder of 21 year-old Joshua Warneke in Broome from $100,000 to $250,000.  The Minister for Police said  “I am very keen to see detectives get to the bottom of this case and apprehend Joshua’s killer or killers”. Police are also…

‘Report crime, don’t post it on Facebook’

Posted June 26 2017 in ,

Hannah Barry, WA Today 13/6/17 Nearly one hundred Banksia Grove residents have turned out to a ‘crisis meeting’ with Wanneroo Police after a number of residents took to social media to post about incidents of assault, violence, drug-dealing, theft and vandalism occurring in the area. The meeting, held at Joseph Banks College, was…

Citizens defeat terrorists

Posted June 15 2017 in , ,

Opinion piece featured in The Sunday Times, 28 May 2017 We can’t climb into the hateful minds of terrorists. How can we even start to understand how they rationalise indiscriminate slaughter of young people attending a pop concert? But we can identify with the outpouring of solidarity and compassion shown by affected…

What you should try to remember

Posted June 15 2017 in ,

When we’re trying to remember specific details about people we’ve met or an incident we’ve seen, our memory is often not as good as we’d like it to be.  But knowing in advance what details to look out for can help enormously when it comes to recalling that information. Even small facts…

Positive Impact in Pingelly

Posted May 29 2017 in , ,

Earlier this year, Pingelly Police identified that there was a perceived drug problem facing their community, but it was clear that the quantity and quality of intelligence they had was insufficient to tackle the drug issues effectively. Members of such a small community were regularly talking amongst themselves about certain things occurring…

MyWheels App

Posted May 22 2017 in

Australia has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the world – 60,000 cars, 9,000 motorcycles and more than 200,000 bicycles are reported stolen every year. The FREE MyWheels app helps protect your pride and joy and put the brakes on thieves. Store all your important vehicle and license…

April 2017 Schools Newsletter

Posted April 5 2017 in

In this newsletter, you can read about a free Civics & Citizenship teacher resource, the new Crime Stoppers WA video, the 2016 Graffiti Action Challenge prize-winning website and the powerful contribution being made by the WA public to make their communities safer.

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