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Crime Prevention Program Receives $10,000 Boost After Bag Snatchers Target Muslim Women

September 22nd, 2016 A SPATE of handbag thefts targeting Muslim women in Geelong’s north has moved the Government to give $10,000 to a program aimed at reducing the crime. The State Government funding was announced on Wednesday by Police Minister … Continue reading

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COPS WAIT FOR TASERS – Friday February 15 2013

– Country police are being equipped with Tasers ahead of Melbourne police working in our most violent hot spots. The Taser roll-out started in 2010 but only Morwell and Bendigo had the equipment and Geelong and Ballarat started getting it … Continue reading

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CURFEW HITS CAR CRIMS – Monday January 7 2013

– Car thieves and people caught stealing from cars are being put on strict curfews under a zero-tolerance initiative by Geelong police. The Geelong Theft from Motor Vehicles Unit was set up three weeks ago in response to a rapid … Continue reading

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POLICE SEIZE “TARGETS” LIST – Saturday January 5 2013

– A book containing a list of gun owners and dealers and their addresses has been seized by police. The journal, discovered in Geelong as part of an ongoing investigation, has fuelled fears criminals are stealing firearms to order by … Continue reading

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