Operation Paratus – QFES Mareeba

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service in conjunction with external agencies including Rural Fire Brigade Volunteers, Mareeba Shire Council, Tablelands Regional Council, LDMG, Dept of Natural Resource Management and the Queensland Police Service are conducting Hazard Reduction Burns on Friday and … Continue reading

Snakes alive at Chilli Beach

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 local Lockhart River police received information about a vehicle acting suspiciously in their area. Local … Continue reading

Last days to get your Police Ball tickets!

Once upon a time there was a ball!   Suits, ties, silk, satin, taffeta, velvet, lace, pearls, sequins, ruffles, suave, urbane, affable, gracious, sophisticated, charming, debonair, dashing, exquisite, statuesque, captivating, gorgeous and enchanting will all be there! Last minute Police … Continue reading

McEntee ‘aka’ Mr June

Grab your Ball tickets now and find out who takes out the gong! With only a few weeks left till we find out who our over all Far North District Police Officer of the Year will be, The Rotary Club of Cairns … Continue reading

Save the Date – Neighbourhood Watch are meeting up near you!

The word is out, assault, car theft, robbery and break and enter offences have dropped across Cairns over the past 12 months. But this is certainly no time to drop your guard. There’s never been a better time to join … Continue reading

Cairns weekend media wrap – July 21

Unarmed robbery, Woree:  Detectives are investigating the robbery of a 42-year-old White Rock man around 8:30pm on Anderson Road at Woree, July 19. After exiting the bus on Anderson Road, the victim was approached by another man who demanded cash … Continue reading

Refresh yourself and ‘Stay wider of the Rider’

All motorist would’ve studied up on their road rules when they initially went for their drivers licences. For some of us, that was many years ago! All motorists and road users are obliged to ensure they keep up to date with … Continue reading

Local Cops bleed by example

During these winter months we are asking our members to save lives in a different way – by rolling up their sleeves and donating blood. The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is again competing with the Queensland Ambulance Service and the … Continue reading

Team effort arrests stolen vehicle numbers

Far North District police are cautiously optimistic that residents are now applying the hand brake on motor vehicle theft, following a marked reduction in the incidence of unlawful use of motor vehicle offences for the latest financial year. District vehicle … Continue reading

In the blink of an eye – Lisa’s story!

For everyone’s sake, please heed Lisa’s advice and SHARE THE ROAD! Life is good, but in the blink of an eye, it could be gone, or changed forever. Lisa Golding now 42-years-young hails from Victoria, but made Cairns her home … Continue reading

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Police Officer of the Year Awards

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