Tag Archives: Victoria Police Association

Book extract: Homicide detective Ron Iddles really has seen it all

July 31st, 2016 Homicide detective Ron Iddles has seen it all, including the surprise discovery of a dead body at a media conference. “YOU have to be prepared to lead your staff even if it means stripping down to your … Continue reading

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Over 25 years in homicide, Ron Iddles, has arguably achieved more results than any other homicide cop in the country. 

March 23rd, 2014 Between five and six each weekday morning, Steven Bradley caught the bus to a Brisbane veterinary surgery to groom people’s pets and mop the floors. But on Wednesday, March 12, Victoria’s best-known homicide cop, Ron Iddles, knocked … Continue reading

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POLICE STILL HUNTING KILLER OF KYLIE MAYBURY

November 5 2014 – It is now 30 years since a perverted paedophile abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Kylie Maybury. The low-life sicko who did it has so far not been caught. You would have to think that after three … Continue reading

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ASSASSINATION CLAIMED CAREERS, REPUTATIONS – Thursday July 4 2013

– The execution of “vampire” gigolo Shane Chartres-Abbott set off a chain reaction that still reverberates a decade later. Careers were ruined, a global manhunt was triggered and police were named as suspects in a crime that shocked Melbourne. His … Continue reading

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HANG OUT WITH DOGS, BE HOUNDED BY FLEAS – Saturday March 30 2013

– It was an office Christmas party like many others. Too much grog led a middle manager to try to prove he was still one of the nosy, and so he led the charge to one of Melbourne’s well-known strip … Continue reading

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PAROLE JUMP PAY DAY – Friday March 15 2013

– A legal loophole allowing fugitives to receive fortnightly Centrelink payments has been slammed as Victoria Police reveal thousands of repeat offenders are in the run. Suspects wanted for 13 murders, 45 rapes and 179 armed robberies are among 16,059 … Continue reading

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83,000 KM, SIX CONTINENTS AND NOW A LIFE OF NO REGRET – Monday February 25 2013

– When people reach retirement age, it’s common to vow “to see the world” – and end up going to Noosa. Publicist Shirley Hardy-Rix and former head of the Victoria Police Homicide Squad Brian Rix spent 16 months riding a … Continue reading

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CALL FOR LAW CHANGE AS BOY, 13, BAILED SEVEN TIMES – Wednesday January 2 2013

– A boy was freed on bail seven times before he allegedly used a box-cutter to inflict horrific injuries on a young father and his pregnant wife in their Melbourne home on Christmas Eve. The 13-year-old has been charged after … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T BE TRAINED FOR EVERY EMERGENCY – Thursday December 13 2012

– Protective Services Officers have been guarding Parliament for the past 25 years. Before that, the job fell to police officers. I worked Parliament House security duties in my early police career. I can tell you it is a mind-numbing, … Continue reading

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MENTALLY ILL DRAIN POLICE RESOURCES – Friday November 16 2012

– Almost half of all critical incident call-outs for Victoria Police involve a mentally ill person, with disturbed people frequently taken to hospital by police vans. An Office of Police Integrity report tabled in State Parliament reveals that police are … Continue reading

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