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Tuesday’s Traffic Tip – Speed Limits

Speed limits are set and enforced to save lives and reduce crashes. Speeding at any level is dangerous with around half of all speed related fatalities happening at just 10 km/h or less, above the speed limit. Following the speed … Continue reading

Renewed warning – Toxic Canisters (Aluminium Phosphide) wash up on our northern beaches

The Queensland Police Service is urging beach goers to avoid handling silver canisters washed up on beaches and to immediately call Triple Zero (000) to report them to authorities. Since October 2012, a number of canisters similar to that pictured … 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

Cairns overnight media wrap – September 22

Evade police, Cairns and Smithfield: A 22-year-old Trinity Park man has been charged after he allegedly evaded police at Cairns around 4.30pm yesterday afternoon. Police will allege that the man fled in a Toyota Hilux after officers attempted to speak … Continue reading

How do I make a noise complaint?

If the noise you are hearing is relating to any type of domestic or other violence, or is a gathering/party that is getting out of control, please contact Triple Zero, ‘000‘ immediately. Only use the Noise Complaint Online Service if: There is … Continue reading

Home security checklist before you go away

It’s exciting planning a holiday, however before you take off this school break, ensure you consider the following 10 Home Security Tips: Ensure all doors and windows are locked securely using a key locking system. DON’T just flick the latch lock on your … Continue reading

Pepsi part of PNG Independence Day

PNG party for Independence Day! Whilst Cairns is gearing up for an influx of international visitors for the G20 Finance Ministers Meeting, our local Police Liaison Officers are continuing to work with our closer neighbours from Papua New Guinea (PNG). … 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

PD Vader to the rescue

Not only do our local Dog Squad teams help track offenders, but they also track people lost or in need of assistance. Local Police were called to a missing person on Sunday September 14 at about 6:40pm. A search commenced … Continue reading

Students reflect on the Share the Road safety message

Police from Crime Prevention Unit continue to encourage all road users to Share the Road.  After successfully applying for funding from the Suncorp and Qld Police Safer Queensland Community Grants we purchased a number of Share the Road reflective safety … Continue reading

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Are you interested in joining the QLD Police Service?

Then consider attending one of our FREE Cairns Police Careers Seminars where District Recruiting Officers will explain what is required and you will have an opportunity to find out what it's like at the Academy and in the job by First Year Constables.

Bookings are essential by calling POLICE RECRUITING 1300 BE A COP or online at www.policerecruit.com.au


NEXT CAIRNS SEMINAR DATES:


6.30pm - 8.00pm Edmonton PCYC, 10-20 Walker Road, Edmonton
September 3

6.30pm - 8pm Cairns PCYC, McNamara Street, Manunda

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