Tag Archives: Flemington

POLICE ARREST ‘BROTHEL SYNDICATE’ MEMBERS IN RAIDS ACROSS CITY – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Members of a syndicate alleged to be illegally managing more than 100 sex workers at brothels across Melbourne have been arrested in raids by federal and Victoria Police. Police swooped on addresses across the city on Tuesday, arresting five … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY JOINS POLICE TO FIGHT CRIME – Sunday April 21 2013

– Community leaders have joined police on regular patrols in Dandenong as the force tries to improve ties with troubled ethnic youths. The ethnically diverse city has crime rates almost 40% higher than the state average, and Victoria Police is … Continue reading

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THEIR BIG CRIME WAS BEING BLACK – Tuesday February 19 2013

– Claims of racial profiling, arbitrary beatings and the criminalisation of a whole community drove a group of young African-Australians to take the Chief Commissioner and a group of Victoria Police officers to the Federal Court. In 2006, following concerns … Continue reading

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POLICE TARGET RACE LOUTS – Friday November 2 2012

– Police will be out in force from tomorrow, in a blitz on misbehaving racegoers at the Melbourne Cup Carnival. With more than 100,000 people expected to flock to Flemington on each of the four major race days, police will … Continue reading

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