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Commissioner heads to Warwick; where it all began

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This month the Australian Federal Police (AFP) marks the centenary of Federal policing in Australia. To commemorate the occasion AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin is travelling to Warwick, Queensland – the location of where it all began – to reflect on the AFP beginnings and the journey that has led to the AFP of today.
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Police seek to identify man after incident in Jervis Bay

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Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved in an incident in Jervis Bay on Wednesday, 15 November 2017.
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Farewell to Cyprus

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Deployment to Cyprus in May 1964 began a 53-year odyssey for Australian police and ultimately for the AFP.
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ThinkUKnow Delivers To Diverse Communities

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ThinkUKnow will tomorrow pilot a cyber safety session for parents and carers from Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds during a full day of cyber safety educational sessions at Fairfield High School.
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Alleged drug smuggling syndicate dismantled after yacht filled with $245 million cocaine intercepted in multi-agency investigation

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Police have seized 700kg of cocaine and arrested three men as part of a multi-agency investigation into international drug trafficking by sea.
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Missing Person experts come together for conference

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AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin opened the National Missing Persons Conference in Sydney today. For the first time, the AFP and NSW Department of Justice are co-hosting law enforcement, academics and professionals to share ideas, knowledge and best practice in the missing persons sector.
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Brazilian national charged with importing 5kg of cocaine

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A 37-year-old Brazilian man will appear in Sydney Central Local Court today, charged with importing a commercial quantity of a border controlled drug into Australia.
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Engaging moments

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AFP Community engagement is at the heart and soul of serving those whom we protect.
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Statement from AFP Commissioner on incident in Melbourne

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It is with great sadness I can confirm one of our police officers has died in Melbourne today (Saturday, 4 November 2017) as a
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Cricketing for peace

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The international police family join together to support the Fayyaz Sumbal Foundation.
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