Hocus Pocus Halloween Hauntings – Friday, October 31

Safety first for spine tingling skeletons, spiders, spooks and spirits! Halloween is an overseas tradition that is starting to pop up around Australia. In most cases it’s an excuse for local kids to dress up and hound their neighbours for … Continue reading

Outdoor movie night in Brinsmead, Saturday, November 1

Bring your picnic rugs, your outdoor chairs or your bean bags to the FREE open air movie night this Saturday at the Loridan Drive Reserve at Brinsmead. The Cairns Regional Council is kindly putting on “The Lego Movie” for an evening … Continue reading

We miss Axel! Paw Enforcement edition 16

The weeks are ticking by and we still eagerly await the return of our beloved police-dog-in-training Axel to Cairns. Axel is hard at work at the training cell with the Brisbane Dog Squad undergoing assessments to assess his future ability as … Continue reading

Is this your jewellery?

Cairns police have recently located a number of pieces of jewellery and are seeking to re-unite them with their lawful owner/s. Proof of ownership is required to lay claim to the items. If you are the owner or are able … Continue reading

Mosque open day to answer your questions!

Police and Police Liaison Officer’s (PLO’s)  from the Cross Cultural Liaison Unit work closely with members of the Cairns community to maintain a positive rapport between cultures in the community. Officers promote trust and understanding in an effort to reduce and prevent crime. Local police … Continue reading

How good is your home security?

It’s no secret that thieves target poorly secured homes to steal property and vehicles. In an ongoing effort to remind residents of the importance of taking the appropriate security measures in and around their own homes, local police will be … Continue reading

Isabella State School welcomes new Adopt-a-Cop

Located in Edmonton south of Cairns, Isabella School has welcomed their newest Adopt-a-Cop with open arms. At a special ceremony on Thursday, Adopt-a-Cop David Wilds was officially sworn in by Acting Inspector Brian Platz.  Constable David, as he will be … Continue reading

Cops and Robbers go a ‘fair way’ to helping kids

Tuesday the 30th of October 2014 saw fine weather and 108 golfers play a 2 ball ambrose event at the Atherton Golf Course for the 4th annual Atherton Police ‘Cops & Robbers’ Charity Golf Day. The primary aim of the … Continue reading

Forensic Crash take the pledge

Local Forensic Crash Investigators Acting Sergeant Scott Ezard and Senior Constable Lee Chamberlain have taken the pledge to throw on their running shoes and compete in events at the Port Douglas Marathon on November 9. We decided to make their … Continue reading

Tackling the challenge for his sister!

Yarrabah Senior Constable David Coffey wears his suit of blue proudly, but on September 22 he wore it whilst tackling the ‘Ice Bucket’ challenge for his sister. David’s sister Alaine was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) in March this … Continue reading

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