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Special event to mark the Centenary of Federal Policing

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The AFP will tomorrow (Wednesday 29 November) mark the Centenary of Federal Policing at the National Museum of Australia (NMA) with the launch of an exhibit symbolising our proud 100-year history.
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Man arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne

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The Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team,conducted an operation in Melbourne yesterday resulting in the arrest of a 20-year-old Werribee man in Werribee. 
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Statement on sentencing of AFP member

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Statement on the sentencing today of a 46-year-old Australian Federal Police member in relation to his dishonestly recieving a benefit in 2014.
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Three people charged with money laundering offences

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Three people have been charged with money laundering offences as part of a Queensland National Anti-Gangs Squad (NAGS) joint investigation involving the Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police and the Australian Taxation Office.
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27-year-old Korean national charged producing child exploitation material

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Members of the Northern Territory Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between the Northern Territory Police and Australian Federal Police) arrested a 27-year-old female Korean national yesterday (20 November 2017) in Darwin.
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Help is needed to locate missing child, Alia Bugsy Goble

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Public assistance is sought to help locate Alia Bugsy Goble, who has been missing since April this year. Alia’s father has not seen his daughter since April this year and encourages anyone who has information on the whereabouts of his daughter to contact Crime Stoppers.
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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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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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