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Bungendore man to face Queanbeyan court charged with child exploitation offences

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ACT Criminal Investigations Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (ACT-JACET) has arrested a 24-year-old Bungendore man, after he was allegedly found in possession of child exploitation material.
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UPDATE Help police locate missing twelve year old Kaya Isin FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Kaya has been found safe and well. Thanks for your assistance. 
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Man charged after assault in Holt

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A 22-year-old Holt man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 11 June 2020) after he was arrested yesterday.
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Witnesses sought to Lawson shooting and arson

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and information relating to a shooting and arson incident in Lawson overnight.
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Witnesses sought to incidents in Calwell

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses or information about a number of linked incidents that occurred in Calwell recently.
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Police seek witnesses and footage to family violence incident

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ACT Policing is seeking the public’s assistance following a serious family violence incident in May 2020.
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Drivers ignoring road rules

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ACT Policing detected 193 drivers not following the road rules over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, but considering the volume of traffic on ACT roads are reasonably happy with the majority of Canberra drivers.
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Double demerit warning for Canberra drivers

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ACT Policing yesterday (Saturday, 6 June 2020) issued Traffic Infringement Notices to two drivers doing more than 45km/h over the speed limit when double demerits were in place.
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Man to face court for drug trafficking

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A 30-year-old Queanbeyan East man is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday 6 June 2020) charged with drug trafficking.
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On the blog: Keeping a growing Canberra safe in a challenging new era

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Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan is the newly appointed Chief Police Officer for the ACT and is excited to be back serving his local community. Canberra is evolving, and so is ACT Policing. CPO Gaughan says whilst a lot will change, the community can be assured that at its core ACT Policing will remain a hardworking, dedicated police force that puts its community first.   
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Kambah man charged with child exploitation offences

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ACT Policing has charged a 47-year-old Kambah man with child exploitation offences following a referral from US authorities.
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Witnesses sought to reckless burnout incident

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to a serious burnout incident that occurred recently.
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Hydroponic cannabis seized in Charnwood

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ACT Policing has seized hydroponically grown cannabis after executing a search warrant at a residence in Charnwood yesterday (Monday, 1 June 2020).
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Police volunteer services return to ACT police stations

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ACT Policing is excited to welcome back its volunteers to police stations with COVID-19 restrictions easing.
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Police issue footage of drivers caught using phones

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ACT Policing is releasing footage captured by Road Policing officer helmet cameras to deter motorists from using their phones while driving.
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