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Norther Territory man jailed for child abuse offences

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A 21-year-old Northern Territory man was jailed yesterday (27 January 2022) for a maximum of 18 months after his conviction on child abuse offences.
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AFP launches seven days of online safety as students return to school

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AFP will release seven days of back-to-school safety tips to help keep parents and students stay a step ahead of online predators, some who are posing as children to extract sexually explicit images.
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Four AFP members recognised in Australia Day Honours List

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Four Australian Federal Police members have been recognised for their service in the 2022 Australia Day Honours List.
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SA man charged for alleged online child abuse-related offences

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This is a joint release between Australian Federal Police and South Australia Police
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AFP honours former Commissioner

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The Australian Federal Police was today informed of the death of former Commissioner Major General Ronald Alwyn Grey AO DSO (Retd).
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Sydney man charged with child abuse material offences

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A 42-year-old Sydney man is due to appear before Blacktown Local Court today (21 January 2022) after being charged as part of an Australian Federal Police investigation into the upload of child abuse material.
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AFP begins investigations into RAT price gouging

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The AFP has launched investigations into rapid antigen test (RAT) price gouging and is warning individuals and businesses they face five years’ imprisonment for re-selling COVID-19 tests for more than 20 per cent of the original retail purchase price.
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Northern Territory man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 32-year-old Northern Territory man is expected to face court today (Thursday 20 January) charged with child abuse-related offences by the Northern Territory Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
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Sydney woman arrested for threatening violence

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A 24-year-old Western Sydney woman is expected to appear in Parramatta Local Court today (17 January 2022), charged with threatening to kill and to cause serious harm. 
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Perth man charged after allegedly making abusive phone calls

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A 43-year-old Rockingham man will appear in court today (16 January 2022), charged with allegedly making 119 abusive phone calls to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
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