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Columns » Neighbourhood Policing

Beware of online scams

Beware of online scams

September 6th, 2023 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recently revealed that Australians lost a record $3.1 billion to scams in 2022.

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Getting back to basics

August 9th, 2023 - Inspector Dale Huntington

The recent community sentiment survey results are used to help identify and address what matters most to local communities through Victoria Police’s back-to-basics Neighbourhood Policing initiative.

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Police launch Operation Ride Safe to clamp down on illegal e-scooter use

June 7th, 2023 - Dinah Tremain

With the extended trial of e-scooters with revised rules and the increased uptake in the use of e-scooters within the Melbourne CBD, Victoria Police will be conducting Operation Ride Safe.

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Introducing Inspector Dale Huntington, the Situational Awareness Map and Operation NEXUS

April 5th, 2023 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

Inspector Dale Huntington is the new Local Area Commander for Southbank and Melbourne East police service areas. Previous to this appointment, Dale’s career has been in diverse policing roles, including operational uniform policing, investigations, public order, major events management, drug enforcement, public transport safety, traffic management and liquor licensing.

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Bicycle security and safety

February 7th, 2023 - Southbank News

With increases in cycling and the undisputed fitness benefits, Victoria has experienced a huge surge in sales during and post the lockdown period as people look for ways to stay fit and commute safely.

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December 7th, 2022 - Southbank News

With the excitement of the holiday period rapidly approaching it’s important to remain aware of our own personal safety and surroundings.

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Personal safety on a night out

November 9th, 2022 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

With the warmer weather upon us (finally) there has been a marked increase in night-time activity along Southbank and Crown Promenades. The activity levels are regularly exceeding pre-COVID levels with a spike in activity on Saturdays. 

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Private versus commercial e-scooters

August 10th, 2022 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

Since the CBD has opened up post pandemic and workers have returned to the office, the use of personal electric scooters (e-scooters) has increased dramatically along with other electrically-powered skateboards.

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Southbank Police Station introduces neighbourhood policing

May 11th, 2022 - Snr Sgt Alex OToole

“I want each of our officers to be proactively engaged with the community and encourage the community to work with them, so we can enhance trust and confidence in the work police do,” – Chief Commissioner Shane Patton – March 2022.

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Protect your number plates

February 10th, 2022 - Southbank News

We’ve recently seen an increase in thefts around Southbank, both from motor vehicles and storage cages, most commonly around our multi-level car parks.

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Police Station back open!

November 11th, 2020 - Southbank News
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December 7th, 2022 - Southbank News
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