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2014

September - View

Media Release: Remembering those officers who put their lives on the line to serve our community - September 29, 2014
On the eighth anniversary of the National Police Memorial, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) will host a dusk service this evening to honour all Australian police officers who have lost their lives while serving the Australian community.
Media Release: 15 people detained as part of major counter terrorism investigation - September 18, 2014
Fifteen people have been detained in relation to serious terrorism related offences during a major NSW Joint Counter Terrorism (JCTT) operation in Sydney today.
Media Release: Two Brisbane men arrested on terrorism-related offences - September 10, 2014
The Brisbane Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has today conducted an operation to disrupt a network allegedly involved in the recruitment and financing of foreign fighters to Syria, resulting in the arrest of two men.

March - View

Media Release: Unity Cup 2014 kicks off in Melbourne - March 15, 2014
The seventh annual Unity Cup championships and family day – which features a nine-a-side Aussie Rules competition that includes teams from local Muslim, Jewish, African, Indian, Pakistani and Indigenous communities – will be held this Sunday in Melbourne to coincide with the Kensington Community Festival.
Media Release: Joint canine operation at Darwin Airport - March 1, 2014
Australian law enforcement agencies have conducted a strategic blitz on illicit drugs and prohibited goods arriving into Darwin airport in a two-day canine operation on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 February.

February - View

Media Release: Drugs worth $180 million found in kayaks, five people arrested - February 12, 2014
A joint Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) operation has stopped approximately 183 kilograms of methamphetamine from entering Australia.

2013

November - View

Media Release: AFP’s new Forensic facility to break ground and new driver training track officially opens - November 21, 2013
Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus and Minister for Justice, The Hon. Michael Keenan MP, will today mark an important milestone in the development of the AFP’s Majura site when they break ground on a new Forensics facility and open a new driver training track.
Media Release: 65 Australians arrested, 6 children rescued following global investigation into online child exploitation - November 15, 2013
Sixty-five Australians have been arrested and 399 charges laid as part of a global investigation into a child exploitation website operating out of Canada.

October - View

Media Release: Trident Taskforce shuts down multi-million dollar tobacco importation syndicate - October 24, 2013
Trident Taskforce has closed the net on one of the biggest organised illicit tobacco importation syndicates in the country’s history.

September - View

Media Release: Wall to Wall ride honours fallen officers - September 14, 2013
More than 1,300 police officers and supporters from around Australia will ride motorcycles into Canberra today (Saturday 14 September) as part of the Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance in honour of fallen officers. The ride also raises money for Police Legacy across the country.

August - View

Media Release: Five arrested in Australia’s largest people smuggling strike - August 29, 2013
A targeted Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation, known as Operation Delphinium has resulted in the arrest of five men across Australia today in relation to seven people smuggling investigations.
Media Release: Pacific dragnet intercepts $370 million worth of cocaine bound for Australia - August 23, 2013
A multi-agency law enforcement operation across the South Pacific has resulted in the seizure of approximately 750 kilograms of cocaine in Vanuatu.

March - View

Media Release: Federal and state law enforcement partnership dismantles international organised crime syndicate with 27 arrests - March 22, 2013
An international organised crime syndicate operating across five countries has been dismantled by federal and state authorities, resulting in the arrest of 27 people.
Media Release: 117kg of drugs seized in organised crime investigation spanning five countries - March 22, 2013
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has dismantled an international organised crime syndicate spanning Australia and four European countries, seizing 117 kilograms of MDMA base which is commonly used to manufacture the drug ecstasy.

February - View

Media Release: Joint investigation results in Australia’s largest recorded Ice seizure - February 28, 2013
The Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) has seized 585 kilograms of methamphetamine (Ice) worth up to $438 million dollars and arrested three people in relation to the record haul.

2012

November - View

Multimedia: Reel fun at 'Off the Hook' - November 23, 2012
This AFP Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander engagement initiative gives police the chance to interact with children, families and businesses in a fun environment and provides an opportunity to build and strengthen relationships between police and the community.
Media Release: $237 million worth of drugs found in heavy machinery, two foreign nationals arrested - November 21, 2012
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has disrupted an international drug syndicate, seizing 350 kilograms of cocaine and methamphetamine, with a combined estimated street value worth up to $237 million.
Media Release: Joint South Pacific law enforcement operation results in huge cocaine haul - November 16, 2012
Tongan authorities have seized more than 200 kilograms of cocaine during a maritime recovery operation off the coast of Tonga.

October - View

Media Release: The AFP, the Morcombe family and Big Red unite to promote child safety in Canberra - October 30, 2012
The AFP and Denise and Bruce Morcombe are joining forces today to raise awareness about child safety in the Canberra region, following the annual Day for Daniel event on October 26.

July - View

Media Release: Record ice seizure among half a tonne drug haul - July 31, 2012
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service have smashed an international drug syndicate, seizing 558kg of illicit drugs estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars on Australian streets.
Media Release: AFP launches the new Specialist Response Group - July 5, 2012
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) will today launch its new Specialist Response Group (SRG), which will be the largest centralised specialist policing capability of its kind in Australia.

June - View

Media Release: Multi-agency investigation leads to five arrests - June 7, 2012
A multi-agency investigation has smashed a Sydney-based heroin syndicate, leading to the arrest of five individuals and the seizure of approximately 20 kilograms of heroin.

February - View

Media Release: AFP, Pacific Island Chiefs of Police and NRL join forces on cyber safety - February 1, 2012
The Pacific Islands Chiefs of Police (PICP), along with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and National Rugby League (NRL) will launch the first cyber safety ‘trainer the trainer’ course as part of ‘Cyber Safety Pasifika’ for Pacific Island law enforcement on the Gold Coast today.

2011

September - View

Multimedia: Fallen Officers Honoured at 2011 National Police Remembrance Day ceremony - September 30, 2011
Sadly the names of another two Australian Police officer were added to the wall of honour at the National Police Remembrance Day ceremony on Thursday 29 September - Sergeant Daniel Stiller and Detective Senior Constable Damian Leeding, both from Queensland Police Service.
Media Release: National Police Remembrance Day commemorates fallen colleagues - September 29, 2011
Australian police will recognise 750 officers who lost their lives in the line of duty as part of National Police Remembrance Day today.
Multimedia: Record Safrole Seizure - September 22, 2011
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service have dismantled an organised crime syndicate in Sydney and have potentially stopped more than 2.3 million ecstasy tablets from hitting the nation’s streets.
Multimedia: Second Wall to Wall ride honours fallen officers - September 19, 2011
Close to 1000 police officers from various jurisdictions around Australia motorcycled into Canberra last Saturday, and stood shoulder to shoulder at the National Police Memorial to remember colleagues killed in the line of duty and to raise money for each of the police legacy organisations.
Multimedia: Remembering September 11 - September 9, 2011
The series of coordinated attacks against targets in the United States of America on September 11 2001 sent shockwaves through communities around the world and changed, forever, the way we view terrorism and security.
Media Release: UN Secretary General visits AFP IDG Headquarters - September 8, 2011
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has welcomed the visit of His Excellency Mr Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of The United Nations (UN) to their Majura facility in Canberra.
Media Release: Polaris arrests two men and seizes more than 60 tonnes of illegal tobacco - September 1, 2011
A joint law enforcement operation has charged two men with alleged importation and bribery offences following the seizure of more than 60 tonnes of illegal tobacco.

July - View

Media Release: AFP arrests Cowra man after landmark hacking investigation - July 27, 2011
The AFP has arrested a 25-year-old Cowra man on 49 hacking charges after a six month investigation into his online activities.

June - View

Multimedia: Off the Hook - June 16, 2011
AFP members deployed to Operation Pleach in the Northern Territory have taken part in the fourth ‘Off the Hook’ fishing event recently, held in the town of Pirlangimpi on Melville Island, some 80 kilometres North of Darwin in the Timor Sea.
Media Release: Operation rescues two children, eleven men arrested - June 15, 2011
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has uncovered an online network that had allegedly been sharing child abuse images, charging 11 men in a nationwide operation.

May - View

Media Release: AFP helps to bring missing children home - May 25, 2011
Australia through the Australian Federal Police (AFP) is joining with agencies from across the world to recognise International Missing Children’s Day today.

April - View

Media Release: AFP’s new home positions it well for the future - April 7, 2011
Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus said today’s official opening of a new state-of-the-art National Headquarters was in recognition of the vital role the organisation will continue to play in combating organised crime and establishing security at local, national, regional and global levels.

March - View

Multimedia: Multi-agency taskforce launched - March 15, 2011
Taking the profit out of crime is the aim of a new AFP-led taskforce targeting organised crime’s deep pockets.
News: Matthew’s wish comes true - March 3, 2011
Members of the AFP’s Corporate Communications team joined forces with local businesses and sport stars recently to grant a wish to a seriously ill child in Canberra.

2010

December - View

Multimedia: Wave Riders - December 23, 2010
The Solomon Islands is a vast archipelagic state and patrolling the water is a major part of policing in the Pacific.
News: Mick and Marty graduate - December 22, 2010
The National AFP Canine recruit course has graduated. Watch the final video in our Mick and Marty series.
News: Mick and Marty - Part 7, week 10 - December 16, 2010
Federal Agent Mick Simmons and the rest of the final National AFP Canine recruits for 2010 deploy to Sydney Airport to train in the operational environment they will be working in after their graduation in week 11. Watch the seventh video in our new series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
News: Mick and Marty - Part 6, week 9 - December 10, 2010
This week, National AFP Canine recruits Federal Agent Mick Simmons and his canine partner Marty have been conducting improvised explosive device sweeps at the Canberra Stadium. Watch the sixth video in our new series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
News: International online child protection conference closes - December 3, 2010
The need to strengthen international laws to help combat cyber crime was discussed during the final day of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) Conference in Sydney today.
News: International online child protection conference opens - December 2, 2010
Minister for Home Affairs Brendan O’Connor and AFP Commissioner Tony Negus officially opened the international Virtual Global Taskforce Conference in Sydney on 2 December.
Media Release: Worldwide forces unite to combat online child sexual exploitation - December 2, 2010
Today almost 240 delegates from across the world with a common interest in combating online child sexual exploitation are converging on Darling Harbour, Sydney, for the fourth biannual Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) Conference.

November - View

News: Mick and Marty - Part 5, week 8 - November 29, 2010
The National AFP Canine recruit course is now in week eight, and the pace and complexity of training exercises is increasing rapidly. Watch the fifth video in our new series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
News: Mick and Marty - Part 4, week 7 - November 23, 2010
National AFP Canine recruits began their first evening shift this week. Watch the fourth video in our new series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
News: Mick and Marty - Part 3, week 6 - November 12, 2010
Federal Agent Mick Simmons and his partner Marty have completed their first major assessment as National AFP Canine recruits, and are one step closer to graduation. Watch the third video in our new series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
Multimedia: Soul sport - AFP kicking goals in Solomons - November 9, 2010
AFP members are dedicating free-time on sporting fields in the Solomon Islands, contributing to the community.
News: Mick and Marty - Part 2, week 5 - November 5, 2010
Federal Agent Mick Simmons and his partner, Marty the black lab, have been working to develop their firearms and explosives detection skills. Watch the second video in our new video series following Mick and Marty's journey to graduation.

October - View

News: Meet Federal Agent Mick Simmons and canine partner Marty - October 29, 2010
Federal Agent Mick Simmons and his canine partner Marty are part of the latest group of recruits currently undertaking the 11 week AFP National Canine recruit course. Watch our new video series following Mick and Marty’s journey to graduation.
News: A win at Cannes for the AFP - October 20, 2010
The creative efforts of the AFP have been internationally recognised, with a television commercial winning an award at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards last week.
News: AFP deploys members to Afghanistan to train police - October 15, 2010
AFP Commissioner Tony Negus joined Minister for Home Affairs The Hon Brendan O’Connor at the AFP College in Canberra on 11 October to farewell 16 AFP members deploying to Afghanistan.
Media Release: Drug syndicate smashed, 464kg of cocaine seized - October 14, 2010
In a major strike against organised crime, Australian law enforcement agencies have combined to execute one of the country’s largest cocaine seizures.
News: Canine units graduate - October 8, 2010
An additional five Firearms and Explosive Detection Dogs and their handlers have successfully graduated from a 13-week course to join the ranks of the AFP’s National Canine Unit.

September - View

Multimedia: National Police Remembrance Day 2010 - September 30, 2010
Commissioner Tony Negus joined hundreds of serving and retired police officers, their families and members of the community at National Police Remembrance Day services across the ACT and Monaro.
Multimedia: Wall to Wall - September 21, 2010
Commissioner Tony Negus has joined more than 600 police officers from around Australia on a motorcycle ride to the nation’s capital to honour fallen colleagues as part of the inaugural ‘Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance’.
Multimedia: Island home - September 17, 2010
There are approximately 1000 islands in the Solomon Islands and some 1100 officers in the entire Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. As such, AFP members assigned to the RAMSI Participating Police Force in the Solomon Islands can find themselves working in the most remote regions of the Pacific.
Multimedia: Solomon oath - September 14, 2010
The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, mentored by the RAMSI Participating Police Force, is introducing enthusiastic young blood to its ranks.
Multimedia: Vote of confidence - September 14, 2010
Security of the 2010 Solomon Islands National General Election was the biggest operation ever under-taken by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force.
Media Release: AFP cracks down on organised counterfeiting - September 14, 2010
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has today executed 21 warrants across Australia in relation to the organised selling and distribution of counterfeit and pirated goods.
Media Release: White Balloon Day floats idea of child safety - September 7, 2010
The Australian Federal Police (AFP), the National Association of Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) and Bravehearts will today host White Balloon Day as part of National Child Protection Week in Canberra.

August - View

Multimedia: On the Water - August 17, 2010
Deputy Commissioner National Security Peter Drennan recently took part in the handover of a patrol boat to the Vanuatu Police Force to further enhance the country’s policing capabilities.
News: Agreement cements close collaboration - August 12, 2010
The AFP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding Head Agreement with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), helping to cement cooperation between the agencies in combating financial crimes which affect Australia.

July - View

Multimedia: Overseas Post - July 5, 2010
The AFP has members serving in countries all over the world. In Cambodia AFP member Phil Hunter is nearing the end of his time in a country he's grown to love. There are many challenges and its certainly not a case of one size fits all as he quickly found out.

June - View

News: Timor-Leste police qualify as peacekeepers - June 25, 2010
The AFP has provided training to 24 members of the National Police of Timor-Leste (PNTL) during a program designed to broaden their policing experience and qualify officers for United Nations peace keeping missions.
Multimedia: Tough Gig - June 11, 2010
Out in the field it can get tough as a member of the SRATS team. On a recent trip to Cambodia the sole female member of the team proved her worth.
Media Release: AFP provides NRL players with cyber security tips - June 8, 2010
The National Rugby League (NRL) has taken a proactive step to protect the online welfare of its players, embracing a partnership with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and presentations of online advice to all 16 NRL teams.
Multimedia: Online Safety - June 4, 2010
The virtual world is a magnificent place but users must be aware of its potential risks.
Multimedia: Milestones in Tonga - June 4, 2010
The AFP contributes towards capacity building in Tonga.

May - View

Media Release: Five arrested over $11.5million cocaine haul - May 29, 2010
Five people will face Parramatta Local Court today, charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) in connection with the attempted importation of 33 kilograms of cocaine via air cargo into Australia.
Multimedia: Timor Visit - May 27, 2010
The AFP plays a major role in the re-building of Timor.
Multimedia: New Technology - May 26, 2010
The AFP is at the forefront in the use of new technology.On a recent trip to Cambodia the SRATS (Specialist Response Amphetamine Type Stimulants) team put the all new Bio Harness to the test.
Multimedia: Get To Know - May 26, 2010
The AFP works with many community groups throughout Australia.
News: Campaign to help bring missing children home - May 25, 2010
A global campaign help bring them home was launched today in an initiative led by the AFP and the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.
Multimedia: Traffic Watch - May 19, 2010
Police now have the best available technology.
Media Release: Five Adelaide men charged over child exploitation material - May 7, 2010
A week-long Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation targeting people accessing child abuse material online has resulted in charges being laid against five Adelaide men.

April - View

Multimedia: New Blood - April 27, 2010
The latest crop of graduates from the Police College in Canberra are ready to put their new skills to the test
Media Release: AFP role in Afghanistan enhanced - April 24, 2010
Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Tony Negus today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement on the enhancement of the AFP’s role in improving the capacity of police in Afghanistan.
Multimedia: A Rich History - April 18, 2010
The AFP museum in Weston is the place to go when you need to find out more about the history of the AFP.
Multimedia: Dog Day - April 17, 2010
The K9's of the AFP are ready to strike a blow in the fight against crime
Multimedia: Hard Road - April 16, 2010
The latest group to come through SRS training have learnt how to take the good with the bad, more of the same to come for some
Multimedia: Responsive Approach - April 15, 2010
There is no room for the faint hearted when the ORG hits the ground running, they are the best in the business
Media Release: Grand Final gesture a mark of cultural unity - April 11, 2010
The two grand final teams in today’s Unity Cup AFL tournament will run onto the field through the same banner, symbolising the cultural respect upon which the annual family day has been built.

February - View

Multimedia: Cambodia drug burn - February 7, 2010
With a need to assist in the world wide war on drugs the AFP sent their best to Cambodia earlier this year for the destruction of close to 15 tonnes of pre-cursor material