Tag Archives: Victoria Police Professional Standards Command

MAN SHOT DEAD BY POLICE HAD A CRIMINAL RECORD CONSISTING OF 99 SERIOUS CONVICTIONS

Wednesday August 28 2013 – It can be revealed that a man shot dead by police had at least 99 serious violent criminal convictions. Vlado Micetic, 44, was gunned down after allegedly confronting a highway patrol senior constable with a … Continue reading

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POLICE BASH VICTIM CONSIDERS COMPENSATION CLAIM – Sunday July 14 2013

– Police will reopen a professional standards investigation after a court found a senior constable from Stawell had assaulted a young Somali man – punching him in the face and fracturing his jaw. A magistrate found that Mohamed Hassan, then … Continue reading

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NEW PROBE ON HIKER – Wednesday July 3 2013

– Police will start a new investigation into the mystery disappearance of hiker Warren Meyer, who vanished while walking in the Yarra Ranges more than five years ago. Coroner John Olle said during a directions hearing on Tuesday that police … Continue reading

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COUNTRY COP SHOP PROBE – Tuesday July 2 2013

– Allegations of drug dealing, bribery and failure to investigate rapes, including one of a teenage girl, have been levelled against police in eastern Victoria. The ‘Herald Sun’ can reveal the force’s professional standard command has been conducting an investigation … Continue reading

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POLICEMAN’S DEATH AT STATION – Sunday June 30 2013

– Police are investigating the shooting death of a young officer at a station in Melbourne’s east yesterday. They would not confirm last night if the death was an accident or deliberate self-harm, but would only say it was not … Continue reading

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MAN DIES IN CUSTODY – Thursday May 2 2013

– The Homicide Squad is investigating the death of a man being taken by police to hospital in Melbourne’s south-east. A 37-year-old man, who police say was subject to a community treatment order, was being driven to Casey Hospital in … Continue reading

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OFFICER CHARGED – Saturday April 13 2013

– A police sergeant has been charged with criminal damage after a brawl with Bandidos bikie gang members in country Victoria. The policeman, from the Melbourne-based Transit and Public Safety Command, has been suspended without pay and will face court … Continue reading

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POLICE, BIKIES SLUG IT OUT – Tuesday April 9 2013

– Two off-duty Victoria Police officers were injured during a late-night brawl with Bandidos Motorcycle Club members. Several off-duty officers were involved in a fight with Bandidos about 3am on Saturday. Two male officers were injured, with one taken to … 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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BLITZ ON RATS IN THE RANKS – Wednesday March 27 2013

– Chief Commissioner Ken Lay has launched an unprecedented blitz on rats in the ranks as outlaw motorcycle gangs cultivate close links with police, potentially compromising high-level investigations. The crackdown follows revelations that: – Some front-line police are suspected of … Continue reading

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