A ‘Tipple’ leads to ‘Tip Outs’

Yep, 2,570 litres of alcohol were tipped out just this year! Northern Region Acting Assistant Commissioner Paul Taylor pointed out to local media the volume of alcohol which has been tipped out by local police under our ‘tip out’ powers. … Continue reading

Child Protection Detective nets the October POOTY win

October Winner from Cairns Nominations for the 2014-2015 Far North District Police Officer of the Year (POOTY) continue to remain high with past winners, Senior Constable Michael Selfe, Constable Sly Lidicky and Senior Sergeant Jamie Horn announced as monthly winners … Continue reading

Beat officers test their jungle skills

With their survival kits in hand, Adopt-a-Cops Constable Michael Dunstan and Acting Senior Constable Dan McEntee from Mooroobool Police Beat headed into the depths of the jungle to put their physical, mental and survival skills to the test on Tuesday. … Continue reading

Do you recognise this person?

Theft, Sheridan Street, Cairns North: Police are investigating the theft of a large amount of diesel fuel from a Sheridan Street petrol station around 1.25pm yesterday. A man believed to be aged in his 30’s pumped a large quantity of … Continue reading

Make your party one to remember for the right reasons

As school starts to wind up and 2014 Christmas parties get under-way, it’s time for a reminder about your responsibilities as the host or organiser of a party. You are responsible for ensuring that your guests are ‘Party Safe’. Have a party that … Continue reading

International Men’s Day celebrating Positive Male Role Models

Today is International Men’s Day which focuses on men’s and boy’s health, keeping men and boys safe from harm, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality and highlighting positive male role models. ‘Positive Male Role Models’ is the theme for this years … Continue reading

Cyclone season: what’s your WHAT-IF PLAN?

What’s your What-If Plan? Tropical cyclones in the Queensland region mostly form from lows within the monsoon trough, between November and April. Residents and tourists alike are urged to GET READY, BE PREPARED and ensure you have the following: STEP … Continue reading

Keen eyed police spot alleged jewellery thief

Keen eyed Kuranda police officers arrested and charged an 18-year-old Kuranda man yesterday over the alleged theft of a valuable necklace from a Smithfield jewellery store on Saturday October 15. Police will allege that the man requested to view the … Continue reading

Say NO to Domestic and Family Violence

White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men’s violence against women. White Ribbon is now active in more than 60 countries after originating in Canada in 1991. Sergeant Larissa Flood said, “Australia started our campaign in 2003 … Continue reading

Arson charges, Tablelands

Police have charged a 37-year-old  Croydon man with 18 counts of setting fire to crops, one count each of lighting a grass fire, possess dangerous drug and wilful damage. It will be alleged the 18 arson charges relate to a … Continue reading

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