Flying Axel! Paw Enforcement, Edition 9

  After recovering from his visit to the show and first exposure to fireworks, Police-Dog-in-Training Axel has been hard at it on the agility course. Our 12-month-old German Shepherd puppy is showing great improvement since he was first introduced to … Continue reading

Book your seat! Cairns Police Careers Information Seminar – Wednesday, August 6

Anyone who’s ever considered a policing career is encouraged to come along and find out about the requirements and the selection process at our next Cairns Police Careers Information Seminar at the Cairns PCYC. Cairns Recruiting officer Senior Constable Heidi … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap – July 31

Armed man charged, Woree:  A 43-year-old Woree man has been charged following an incident in Sandown Close overnight. Around midnight, police were called to the address following reports of a man threatening residents with a firearm. The man allegedly produced … Continue reading

Do you recognise this person?

Police are investigating the theft of CCTV camera equipment from a Kirsten Close residence at Woree sometime between July 3 and 5. An unknown male unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry to a vehicle parked in the driveway before stealing a … Continue reading

Everyday counts at Yarrabah

The Yarrabah Truancy Project is going from strength-to-strength as local police officers from Yarrabah Police Station continue to forge strong relationships with local youths. The project was initiated by police and works in partnership with the Yarrabah council, Department of … Continue reading

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

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