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Sydney man arrested for child abuse and bestiality offences

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Editor’s note: Footage of the arrest and animals removed from harm are available via Hightail. A Hebersham man, 40, is due to face Mount Druitt Local Court today (17 August, 2022) charged with multiple child abuse and bestiality offences.
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National Science Week 2022: No ordinary days for an AFP forensic investigator

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Editor’s note: Images of the AFP’s Forensic capability and of Joel Waszczuk are available via Hightail. From re-tracing the path of a bullet to extracting vital digital evidence from a destroyed mobile phone, AFP forensic experts never know what situation they will face when they are called to a crime scene.
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Artefacts from historic shipwreck returned to the Indonesian Government

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Editor’s note: Images of the Tek Sing Ceramics are available via Hightail Hundreds of culturally significant artefacts from an historic Asian shipwreck that were offered for sale online before being seized under Australian legislation have been returned to the Indonesian Government.
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Alleged drug fugitive arrested after a decade

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A Brazilian national will be extradited to Queensland over his alleged involvement in a transnational cocaine importation a decade ago, after a Perth court today (16 August) approved the AFP’s extradition application.**Vision and audio grabs available**
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Victorian man jailed for child abuse material offences

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A Victorian man has been convicted and jailed for two and a half years over child abuse related offences, following a Victorian Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (JACET) investigation.
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German man charged with importing 2kgs of cocaine

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A 73-year-old German national will appear in Downing Centre Local Court today (16 August), charged with importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug into Australia.
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From humble beginnings to world leading: History of AFP Forensics

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AFP Forensics has revolutionised the way crimes are solved in Australia but its beginnings can be traced back to two junior police officers who took it upon themselves to start up a forensic capability for ACT Police.
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National Science Week 2022: AFP opens search for next generation of forensic scientists

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Editor’s note: Images of participants at previous Forensic Work Experience programs available via Hightail. The AFP will open the doors of its specialist forensic facility in Canberra to high school students with an interest in STEM subjects.
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National Science Week 2022:How tiny fragments of glass assisted AFP to solve a murder.

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As National Science Week highlights the role of glass in everyday life, the AFP is able to reveal how tiny fragments of glass assisted the AFP to solve a murder on Norfolk Island 20 years ago, the first reported murder in 150 years.
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National Science Week 2022: Highlighting AFP’s Forensic capability

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The AFP’s world-class forensic capability will be on show this week to celebrate National Science Week 2022.
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