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Australia’s first large scale hackathon combines innovative approach with crowdsourced talent to find national missing persons

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In what will be considered a world first, today 354 participants will gather across ten locations in Australia to generate leads for 12 national missing person cases for the Australian police.
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Police arrest five suspected online traffickers in the Philippines, rescue 5 children

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Joint media release from the Philippine National Police, International Justice Mission and the Australian Federal Police. Philippine authorities have arrested five trafficking suspects who were caught offering minor girls for sexual exploitation online in exchange for money from an online predator.
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Australia welcomes Pacific security leaders

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Delegates from Pacific Island nations’ security agencies came together for the inaugural Joint Heads of Pacific Security event
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Man to face court for assaulting police officer at Perth airport

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A 25-year old Alkimos man is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (4 October) following the alleged assault of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) officer at Perth Airport.
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Child removed from harm as Sydney man charged over child abuse material

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A 37-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to appear before Blacktown Local Court today (2 October 2019) to face multiple charges of child sexual exploitation and possession of child abuse material, while a child has been removed from a harmful situation.
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Reece Kershaw to be sworn in as AFP Commissioner

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UPDATE: Photos of the swearing in ceremony now available. The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), will today swear in Reece Kershaw APM as the eighth Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
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National Police Remembrance Day 30th Anniversary

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The Australasian Policing community will gather today to honour and remember the men and women from all policing jurisdictions in the region, who gave their lives in the line of duty or as a result of their duties.
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Melbourne man charged with child sexual exploitation offences

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A 44-year-old Melbourne man is scheduled to appear before Melbourne Magistrates Court today (26 September 2019) to face charges relating to the possession of child abuse material. He has become the first person charged since the new Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 came into effect last Saturday (21 September 2019).
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Online fraud syndicate dismantled after allegedly siphoning millions from shares and superannuation accounts

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A 21-year-old Melbourne woman is due to appear before Court today as part of investigations into a major fraud and identity theft syndicate, which resulted in alleged thefts from the superannuation and share trading accounts of innocent victims worth of millions of dollars.
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Man charged over menacing conduct

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A 22-year-old Iranian man is scheduled to face Bankstown Local Court today (11 September 2019) after allegedly harassing two victims with menacing phone calls and messages.
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