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Visa cancellations for SA bikies ahead of removal from Australia

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Two high-ranking members of the Descendants Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) in Adelaide are expected to be removed from Australia following a joint-agency operation.
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AFP seizes a record 32 tonnes of illicit drugs in 2020

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The Australian Federal Police has dismantled crime syndicates, unravelled paedophile networks and seized a record amount of illicit drugs in 2020.
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Australian Federal Police make national and state firsts in a challenging year

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From the first arrest for possessing a child-like sex doll in South Australia to the first restraint of a child sex offender’s home nationally, 2020 has seen the Australian Federal Police’s (AFP) Central Command overcome COVID-19 operational challenges to keep the community safe and put criminal offenders before the courts.
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AFP Eastern Command drug seizures double in 2020

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COVID-19 may have changed the world of Australians in 2020, but not the world of crime – for Australian Federal Police (AFP) Eastern Command there has been a significant increase in investigations, seeing more than 1000 child exploitation-related charges laid and 22.4 tonnes of drugs stopped from reaching the community.
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AFP Northern Command combats organised crime and child exploitation in 2020

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The Australian Federal Police has revealed child exploitation and organised crime cases have dominated the 2020 landscape for its Northern Command investigators, following the release of national data for the law enforcement agency.
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Crime fighting through COVID: Victoria and Tasmania seize more than 7 tonnes of illicit drugs during pandemic

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Victoria and Tasmania based Australian Federal Police (AFP) members have remained relentless in their pursuit of crime throughout 2020. Undeterred by the global COVID-19 pandemic, teams have contended with record breaking liquid meth hauls, illicit drugs hidden in adult sex toys, complex fraud syndicates and more in their pursuit to keep the community safe.
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AFP locks up more WA criminals despite pandemic lockdowns

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The Australian Federal Police kept busy locking up criminals even during pandemic lockdowns, with new data showing officers in Western Australia laid almost three times as many charges in 2020 than the previous year.
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AFP statement on illicit drug contamination

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There are media reports today about illicit substances found in some AFP buildings, which contain laboratories for testing. It is important media reports factually weight relevant information.
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24-year-old Melbourne woman charged over child abuse material offences

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A 24-year-old Melbourne woman has been charged with child abuse material offences, after allegedly downloading a graphic video using a social media application.
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Melbourne man jailed over child abuse material

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A 59-year-old Ringwood man has been jailed for a maximum of five years, after accessing explicit images of underage children and participating in inappropriate conversations with minors online.
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