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  • Accolades and tributes flow on Thursday Island

    L-R: Torres Shire Mayor Pedro Stephens, Honorary Inspector Ned Mosby and Deputy Mayor Keith Fell from the Torres Strait Island Regional Council.

    Two Torres Strait Island Police Support Officers (TSIPSO’s) were amongst the list of award recipients at the Torres Strait NAIDOC Award Ceremony on Thursday…

  • And the winner is…

    Police Officer of the Year

    The 12 finalists are primping, preening and preparing for their night of nights and all are keen to find out who the 2013-2014 Far North District…

  • NAIDOC Celebrations on Boigu Island

    NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.  Police from…

  • Police were all GO at the show!

    Roll up roll up - people were queueing to ride our police motorbike. Pippa was ready for the highway!

    Run off our feet again this year! We featured the ‘Share the Road’ campaign and encouraged all who attended to think about their driving and…

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  • Vehicle Watch – July 25

    Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a number of vehicles stolen throughout the Far North.  Police advise that residents should secure their home…

  • Cairns overnight media wrap – Friday July 25

    Woman charged over fraud, Cairns:  A 51-year-old Redlynch woman was charged yesterday afternoon following an investigation into the alleged misuse of funds belonging to a…

  • Cairns overnight media wrap – Thursday, July 24

    Drug and property charges, Trinity Beach:  Detectives yesterday charged a 17-year-old Kewarra Beach man as part of an investigation into the break and entry of…

  • Cassowary Coast Crime Report- Thursday, July 24

    Public nuisance charge, Innisfail: A 28-year-old Innisfail man will appear in the Innisfail Magistrates Court on the August 18, charged with committing public nuisance. Police will…

  • Snakes alive at Chilli Beach

    Unflinching in their dedication to service of Queen and Country L-R: Constable Lorrena White, Senior Constable Russ White and Sgt Warren Murdock with scrub phythons at Lockhardt River

    Jeepers creepers what were they thinking? A day in the life of far northern police is never dull and no truer words were said when…

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