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

Have you got your ticket? Not long left now

With tickets sales due to close on July 25, time is running out to secure your spot at the Far North District Police Officer of the Year Ball on August 1 at the Pullman Cairns International. The Police Officer of the … Continue reading

Let’s make home security a priority these school holidays

With the June/July school holidays approaching it’s time for a friendly reminder about your holiday security. House break and enters are one of the most common crimes. In many instances house break-ins are crimes of opportunity with entry gained through … Continue reading

The Cairns Post to publish CCTV images

Cairns police have a new platform to assist in investigations from today as the highly successful myPolice CCTV ‘widget’ makes its debut in the Cairns Post website. The trial will see images of people who may be able to assist … Continue reading

‘Paw Enforcement’ – Edition 4, High jumping hound

Welcome to the fourth update from Axel, ‘Police Dog in the making’. So far we have followed Axel through his arrival in Cairns and his introduction to basic police dog training which has included tracking and swimming. Axel continues to … Continue reading

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