Tag Archives: Victoria Police Ethical Standards Department

NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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BIKIE BUSTERS – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Victoria Police has declared a major blitz on outlaw bikie gangs. The force today launches Taskforce Eagle to fight potential outlaw motorcycle gang infiltration into its ranks. It come as Melbourne Comancheros president Amad “Jay” Malkoun denies infiltrating police … Continue reading

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OFFICER KEEPS JOB AFTER ROMANCING BIKIE BOSS – Thursday March 28 2013

– A policewoman who secretly dated a Hells Angels enforcer while he was on bail for a violent crime and a sergeant who maintained close ties to a criminal bikie boss for more than a decade both avoided dismissal in … Continue reading

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COPS IN STEROID CLAIM – Monday March 25 2013

– An anti-ageing clinic operator linked to the drugs in sport controversy has been accused of trafficking steroids with police officers. The Herald Sun can reveal that a serving police officer has been accused of dealing in steroids with Derek … Continue reading

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CRIMINAL ‘FEARED DEATH’ – Wednesday March 6 2013

– A career criminal with links to some of the state’s most notorious figures feared he would be murdered by former detective Paul Dale, a court heard yesterday. The allegation emerged on day four of the trial of Mr Dale, … Continue reading

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ANGELS GO TOW TO TOW – Wednesday December 19 2012

– The Hells Angels stand accused of using standover tactics in the heavy haulage towing industry to force other operators to flee from crash scenes. Truck drivers and industry figures have allegedly been intimidated by the gang’s East County Sergeant-at-Arms … Continue reading

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POLICE SHOOT AS MAN CHARGES WITH THREE KNIVES – Saturday November 17 2012

– Police shot at a man up to eight times after he confronted them with three knives as officers investigated reports of a young woman being injured. Three officers first attended the house in Elizabeth Street, St Albans, yesterday morning … Continue reading

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COP’S DIARY REVEALS PRIVATE MEETINGS – Friday November 9 2012

– Former Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Sir Ken Jones held a series of private meetings with Office of Police Integrity chiefs in his final days in the force. The “Herald Sun” has obtained a copy of the diary Sir Ken … Continue reading

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DODGING A BULLET – Saturday November 3 2012

– The roll-out of Protective Services Officers will continue as police investigate how a nervous rookie accidentally fired a gun on his first day. Armed guards will be stationed at Watergardens, Westall and Boronia in coming weeks. Victoria Police spokeswoman … Continue reading

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WONDERBELLY: CRIM REAPER GOES TO POT AT THE BAR – Saturday November 3 2012

– Those who yearn for the good old days of law enforcement clearly didn’t live through them. These were the times when bull detectives rather than bulimic fashion designers wore hats, and taking the fifth referred to the number of … Continue reading

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