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In this section you will find the latest news about ACT Policing events, what our officers are up to, our community engagement and our crime fighting koala Constable Kenny.

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Welcome Seniors!

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Are you over the age of 65 and concerned about your own or someone else’s safety? 
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Police urge vigilance when buying and selling goods online

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ACT Policing would like to remind the Canberra community to be vigilant when buying or selling valuable goods, particularly via online marketplaces.
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UPDATE Police seek public assistance to locate missing person Tanya Thompson-Brown FOUND

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Great news, Canberra - Tanya has been located safe and well. 
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Join in this Neighbour Day

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Neighbour Day is Australia’s annual celebration of community, encouraging people to connect with those who live in their neighbourhood.
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Good Neighbour Award 2019

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Each year ACT Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) honour a resident of the ACT with the Good Neighbour Award, and this year the award goes to Margaret and Mick Dando from Ainslie.
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When good neighbours remain good friends

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ACT Policing’s partnership with Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) ACT has been further strengthened by the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday (7 February). 
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Congratulations to Lyn Woodward

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ACT Policing would like to congratulate Lyn Woodward on being awarded the ACT Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Member of the Year for 2018.
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Celebrating selection into the Indigenous Australian Invitational Team

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Playing in a rugby tour across the USA and Canada recently was an experience that Matthew Saul won't be forgetting any time soon.
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Celebrating 90 years of ACT Policing

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Today we celebrate 90 years of continuous service by Canberra's own police force.
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National Police Remembrance Day memorial service

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Members of the Canberra community are invited to attend the National Police Remembrance Day Memorial Service this Friday, 29 Se
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Ready for the challenge? Join us!

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Are you or someone you know you looking for a career where every day is different and you can make a real positive impact on your community?
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The Good Neighbour Award

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Each year Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) ACT celebrates Neighbour Day with a Good Neighbour Award to a resident of the ACT.
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Recruits Ben and Carla - Major practical training

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Meet recruits Ben and Carla, and take a look into their major practical day and mock court training.
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Police urge Canberrans to know their limits this summer

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Chief Police Officer for the ACT Justine Saunders was today joined by Minister for Police and Emergency Services Mick Gentleman to launch the annual Safe Summer campaign.
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Declan’s wish to “blow stuff up” tops weekend to remember

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AFP members rallied over the weekend to help Make-A-Wish Australia fulfil a young sick boy’s wish by organising an all-out, behind the scenes experience and tour of policing facilities and capabilities in Canberra.
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