Media releases

In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Complaint against officer substantiated, investigation complete

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AFP Professional Standards (PRS) has completed an investigation into a complaint that an ACT Policing officer deployed Oleoresi
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Drink-driver charged after abandoning unregistered car

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A 25-year-old Griffith man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today after he was apprehended by an ACT General Duties Patrol e
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Man flees police; results in serious collision

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ACT Policing is investigating a serious vehicle collision following a police pursuit in Cook this afternoon (Monday, September
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Drink-driver caught over the limit again

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A 42-year-old Lyons man has been caught drink-driving for the seventh time.
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Police call for assistance to identify witnesses in Civic assault

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ACT Policing has located new CCTV vision from an incident which occurred in East Row, Civic, on Saturday morning, July 26.
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Man charged with acts endangering life

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A 40-year-old Giralang man will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning after being charged with acts endangering life afte
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Suspicious fire investigation underway

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Investigations are underway after ACT Policing attended a unit fire in Reid overnight.
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Pedestrian dies after collision in Griffith

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ACT Policing is investigating an incident in Griffith this afternoon (Wednesday, September 10) in which a female pedestrian was
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Witnesses sought after woman struck by car in Monash

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ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) is calling for witnesses to a collision in Monash on Frid
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Pond death under investigation

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ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations detectives are seeking the assistance of witnesses who could help in determining how a y
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Man arrested for sexual assault after using fake online profile

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A 22-year-old Belconnen man has been arrested after creating a fictitious social media profile of a young woman to commit a sex
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More than 360 number plates protected from thieves

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ACT Policing and Westfield Woden joined together on Saturday (September 6) to secure 361 registration plates as part of Project
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Youth arrested after crashing stolen car

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ACT Policing arrested a 16-year-old boy from Canberra’s north after a short pursuit which ended in Russell just before 4am toda
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1733 drivers caught speeding during July and August

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ACT Policing caught 1733 drivers speeding throughout July and August as part of its joint campaign with the ACT Justice and Com
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Police targeting seatbelt offences

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ACT Policing will target seatbelt offences during September and drivers are on notice to buckle up or risk hefty fines, loss of
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