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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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Man charged by NSW JCTT over alleged threats made online

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A man will face court today after being charged by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) as part of an ongoing investigation into right-wing extremist ideology being espoused online.
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Significant Drug Seizure at Abrolhos Islands

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Police have seized about one tonne of illicit drugs from a small island off the Geraldton coast after receiving information fro
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UPDATE - Sydney man charged with additional 103 child exploitation offences for alleged sextortion of Australian teens

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A 23-year-old man who was the subject of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation earlier this year will be charged with an additional 103 offences in court today.
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Top cops come together for women in policing conference

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More than 500 delegates from over 20 countries will hear from representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the UK’s Metropolitan Police and the Singapore Police Force at the 2019 Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) Conference ‘Collaboration – The future belongs to us’ being held in Canberra from 2 – 5 September.
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755kg of methamphetamine imported from Mexico in cow hides

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Australian authorities have seized 755kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice) hidden inside raw animal hides, stopping more than 7.5 million individual deals reaching Melbourne streets.
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