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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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World Suicide Prevention Day

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It’s heartbreaking to hear that more than 65,000 Australians attempt suicide each year, and that suicide is the biggest killer of men under the age of 45.
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C'mon Canberra, you can do it!

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The battle for sporting supremacy has begun and we here at ACT Policing are loving every moment! But, what we don’t love is that some Canberra road users have been treating our roads a lot like a race. So let’s leave the speed to the fastest man alive.
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Scam alert

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Be alert and aware that scams can happen to anyone at any time, in any form.
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Slow down Canberra kids are back to school

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Term 3 commenced today, so a reminder to all motorists to be extra alert when driving near school zones.
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ATO PHONE SCAM TARGETING CANBERRANS

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Canberra, please help us spread the word!
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Constables Simon and Vicky, are back!

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Constables Simon and Vicky, are back! This time they’re sharing with you their first few weeks of being a new Constable in our police family.
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New scheme provides financial support to victims of violence

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From 1 July, new legislation will come into effect enabling more victims of violence, including domestic violence, to be eligible to receive financial support.
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Behind the Badge

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I’m Station Sergeant Susie Ball and I’ve been with the AFP for the past 28 years. I knew I wanted to become a police officer when I was just 12-years-old.
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Get well Constable Kenny!

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Constable Kenny Koala was sick with the flu recently, and some of the kids he missed visiting sent get well cards.
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Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers announces his retirement

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Today, our Chief Police Officer for the ACT Rudi Lammers announced his retirement after 34 years with the AFP.
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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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Not your average day, Water Police

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There is no average day in the office at ACT Policing.
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Moooooove over

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We found this photo a little amoosing and thought we'd share...  
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Local suburbs awareness campaign

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Today, Detective Station Sergeant Jason Kennedy of ACT Policing's Community Safety Team helped launch the Crime Stoppers Local Suburb Awareness Campaign.
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National Crime Stoppers Day

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On National Crime Stoppers Day we wanted to give a shout out to one of our most valued partners in combatting crime….YOU!
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