Indigenous Cadets take aim at a career in policing

On Monday, September 29, the Queensland Police Service’s new Indigenous Cadets hip Program (ICP) commenced at the North Queensland Police Academy. The 14 new members were selected after successfully completing a three stage selection process with QPS Recruiting. The ICP is … Continue reading

Far Northern police pause to remember

Police officers, staff members, family and members of the community came out in their numbers on Monday to pay their respects and remember those that have fallen in the line of duty at Police Remembrance Day ceremonies across the Northern Region. Police marches … Continue reading

Have you seen this bicycle?

Police are investigating the theft of a ‘Specialized Rockshock’ mountain bike that was stolen from the garage of a Barossa Close residence at Brinsmead in August. The mountain bike is similar in appearance to the image below. Anyone with information … Continue reading

Top Adopt-a-Cop in the Far North

Its official, Acting Sergeant David Young has taken out the Northern Region Adopt-a-Cop of the year award. Nominated by his adopted school, Tagai College on Horn Island, David was selected as the winner out of a number of other hard … Continue reading

Update: Burglary with violence, Mooroobool

Detectives are continuing to investigate the burglary and assault of an 81-year-old woman in her Chataway Street home around 10.50pm on Friday, September 12. A man gained entry to the home and approached the woman in her bedroom and made … Continue reading

Bin’ there done that! Paw enforcement – Edition 13

Welcome to our 13th edition of Paw Enforcement where we follow the progress of puppy-in-training Axel. He may no longer look anything like a puppy but he is definitely still in training and at this stage looks set to head … Continue reading

The Horn Island community is on watch

The small community of Horn Island is the latest to join the growing trend of communities signing up for Neighbourhood Watch (NHW). The group has been established as an E-Watch which is an electronic NHW group. E-Watch enables residents to … Continue reading

Love bites! Paw enforcement edition 11

Well check me out! I wonder if there is a spot in the police for a motorcycle dog? Police motorcycle rider Senior Constable Greg Rose dropped by the other day to say hi to Dave and I, and WOW is … Continue reading

Can you help? Missing Persons Week, Far North Queensland

Aimed at raising awareness of the thousands of people reported missing each year in Australia, National Missing Persons Week is currently under way and runs from August 3-9. National Missing Persons Week pays particular focus this year on older people … Continue reading

Cairns police welcome the ‘awesome foursome’

Fresh from the Brisbane Academy, the Cairns Police welcome their newest members to the ranks. The four constables commenced orientation at the Cairns Police Station today and will hit the streets on Saturday, some experiencing shift work for the very … Continue reading

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