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

Brinsmead residents – NHW meeting reminder for tonight

Are you a resident of Brinsmead? Don’t forget to come along and see what it happening in your neighbourhood at the Brinsmead Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) meeting tonight; Tuesday, October 7 7pm at the Brinsmead Community Hall (Opp the IGA) Peter Rinaudo … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Traffic Tip – School Crossings

Young children are most at risk when it comes to pedestrian safety! School Crossing Supervisors in place at schools to assist children to safely cross the road on their way to or from school. School crossings operate when the red … Continue reading

Boaties blasted over binned beacons

Local Search and Rescue authorities are expressing frustration with local boaties who are needlessly wasting search and rescue resources by disposing of expired Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBS) in the rubbish. Cairns Water Police Search & Rescue Coordinator, Sgt … Continue reading

Last chance to book your seat for tonight – Police recruiting seminar, Cairns

It’s your last chance to book a seat for the police recruiting seminar tonight with local police recruiting officer, Constable Ashleigh Luke. Anyone who’s ever considered a policing career is encouraged to come along and find out about the requirements and … Continue reading

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

November 12
December 10

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

Seminar Bookings are essential so call Ph: 1300 BE A COP

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