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Joint operation stops $101 million of crystal methamphetamine from hitting Australian streets

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police, the Australian Bo
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Meth worth $324 million seized, eight charged

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Seven men and a woman have been charged for their alleged involvement in the importation of 540 kilograms methamphetamine into Sydney. The total street value of the drugs is approximately $324 million.
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AFP response on counter terrorism arrangements

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The AFP would like to respond to a number of incorrect claims made in news reporting today (Wednesday, 8 March 2017) regarding first response arrangements for terrorism incidents. The claims that the AFP is planning or making preparations to take over first response capability for counter terrorism are incorrect.
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Concerns about alleged incidents in PNG raised by AFP member

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The AFP is aware of concerns raised by an AFP member regarding alleged incidents and human rights abuses in PNG in 2013 and 2014.
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Man charged with smuggling wildlife on World Wildlife Day

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A joint Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Department of Environment and Energy (DoEE) investigation has resulted in a 28-year-old Bondi Beach man being charged for alleged illegal international wildlife trafficking.
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Commissioner statement - Additional Estimates Hearing February 2017

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Statement made by AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs
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NSW man charged with allegedly providing services for the overseas activities of IS

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has charged a 42-year-old man for allegedly carrying out actions in Australia to support Islamic State activities overseas.
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Man charged with importing 5 kgs of cocaine through Melbourne Airport

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This is a joint media release issued by the Australian Federal Police and Australi
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Tip-off from a member of the public leads to 24kg cannabis seizure and one arrest

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A 24-year-old Brisbane man has been charged for possessing approximately 24 kilograms of cannabis with an estimated street value of $550,000 after a tip-off from a member of the public led to his arrest at Brisbane Airport yesterday (Monday, 20 February 2017).
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International cooperation leads to extradition of man from UK for drug conspiracy

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A 56-year-old Australian citizen residing in Lincolnshire, England for the past five years was today arrested and charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) with serious drug offences after being extradited from the United Kingdom.
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