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Mission accomplished

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Plans for 2018 commence as the dust settles on the 2017 International Women & Law Enforcement conference in Cairns.
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Tour de Tassie roadshow a success, reaching over 2,500 students

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This is a joint media release between the AFP, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania
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International methamphetamine strategy launched, taking the fight against illicit drugs offshore

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Today, the Commonwealth Law Enforcement International Engagement Methamphetamine Disruption Strategy was launched.
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Four to face court in Sydney after extradition from Dubai

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Four men are scheduled to appear before the Sydney Central Local Court tomorrow (18 September 2017) to face charges relating to their alleged involvement in international criminal syndicates. All four Australian nationals were arrested on 8 August 2017 in Dubai during two multi-national law enforcement operations. They arrived in Australia after being extradited from Dubai last night.
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Brighter Future 4 Kids Foundation launches world-first program to clothe children

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The Brighter Future 4 Kids Foundation proudly announced two important changes to their Foundation today, with the introduction of co-patrons Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin APM OAM and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner Katarina Carroll APM, and its new program Uniform 4 Kids.
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Commissioner meets the press

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Commissioner Andrew Colvin unveiled the AFP's future direction at the National Press Club.
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Man arrested for child sex offences

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Detectives from the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) yesterday arrested a man for child sex offences. The 45-year-old western suburbs man was charged with two counts of possession of child exploitation material. It will be alleged that the victim is under the age of 14 years.
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Parade of Nations to open world’s largest international women in policing conference

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More than 1,000 delegates from almost 60 countries will congregate in what will be the world’s largest international conference on women in policing between September 17 and 21 at the Cairns Convention Centre.
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Over 1000 to attend international women in policing conference

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Over one thousand delegates from nearly 60 countries will attend one of the world’s largest international conferences on women in law enforcement, in Cairns, Queensland, from 17-21 September 2017.
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Calls for international travellers to declare excess cash

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International travellers into and out of Australia are being reminded of the need to declare any cash they are carrying in excess of AUD $10,000 or more, to help make travel at airports smoother.
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