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South Australian man jailed for 20 child abuse offences

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A South Australian man was sentenced to a total of 15 years’ jail in the Adelaide District Court today 21 December 2022 for a range of child abuse offences.
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AFP strengthens bonds with Pacific neighbours in 2022

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Editor’s note: A breakdown of activities and images of the AFP’s work across the Pacific in 2022 are available via Hightail. The AFP has worked closely with Pacific partners in 2022, delivering cyber training, supported anti-violence programs and helped support local policing initiatives.
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WA man charged after disorderly incident at Perth Airport

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A man will face court for damaging property after a disturbance at Perth Airport last month while passengers were boarding a flight resulted in a glass door being smashed.   
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AFP launches Operation Sleigh ahead of holiday travel

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Vision of AFP and Santa joining airport patrol is now available via Hightail. The AFP is launching Operation Sleigh today (Tuesday 20 December, 2022) to ensure the festive cheer is maintained at Australia’s nine largest airports during the busy Christmas travelling season. 
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Intoxicated travellers charged at Sydney Airport

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AFP officers charged two men at Sydney Airport earlier this month following separate incidents allegedly involving intoxicated disruptive behaviour.
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AFP forensics called to solve Christmas mystery

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Editor’s note: Images and vision of evidence available via Hightail. AFP forensic experts are releasing details of a previously classified investigation into the mystery of the ‘night before Christmas’.
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North Sydney man arrested for child abuse offences

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Editor’s Note: Vision of the arrest and search warrant is available via Hightail. A North Sydney man appeared in Hornsby Local Court last week (16 December, 2022) charged with three online child abuse-related offences.
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Deadly arsenal seized from OMCGs

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The AFP-led National Anti-Gangs Squad (NAGS) seized 96 firearms and arrested 66 outlaw motorcycle gang members and associates last financial year.
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Two men arrested offshore linked to Operation Ironside

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Two alleged senior members of a transnational crime syndicate linked to plots to import at least one tonne of methamphetamine into Australia have been arrested in Taiwan.
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AFP targets the lifeblood of organised crime in 2022

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The AFP has charged 70 alleged offenders with money laundering offences in 2022.
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