The “can you hear me?” Phone Scam

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The word is out from Police - If you get a phone call and someone asks the question: “Can you Hear Me” DON’T SAY this word: “Yes”. It seems the world-wide phone scam known as the “can you hear me?” con that is doing the rounds in Our Towns. The scam, according to Senior Constable Steve … [Read more...]

Police Commissioner Says Local Crime Stats are Correct

Commissioner Ian Stewart

The Queensland Police Commissioner has stepped up today to issue a statement denying reports that crime and police statistics are incorrect. Commissioner Ian Stewart says there are several issues arising from the Queensland Audit Office (QAO) performance audit on criminal justice data that need … [Read more...]

Police Hit the Road – Big Time

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If you had been thinking you’d noticed more Police on our roads and highways over the last week or so you’d be right…but in the immortal words of those 20th century philosophers, rock group, Bachman Turner Overdrive…“You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” Get ready to spot Police everywhere and be ready to … [Read more...]

Water police out in force this Easter

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Water Police will be out in force over the Easter long weekend patrolling the waterways and dams to ensure the safety of boaties and their passengers. Just like motorists travelling on Queensland roads, boaties need to be aware of the potential dangers including speeding, drink and drug driving, … [Read more...]

Easter Road Safety Campaign Kicks In

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Wet conditions will be the biggest threat on Queensland roads according to Police as the 2017 Easter school holidays road safety campaign gets underway this weekend. Police are urging motorists to drive to conditions and check for road closures before leaving home. Road Policing Command … [Read more...]

Business Owners Beware

Scam alert

Police are warning of a scam e-mail doing the rounds. The pictured email is targeting Australian businesses and is in circulation around the region per Police. While it presents with an apparently authentic ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) logo and the Australian … [Read more...]

NQ Police Bust Aircraft Tampering Racket.

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Mount Isa detectives have charged a 31-year-old man with 342 offences following a protracted multi-agency investigation which brings to a head years of alleged illegal activities involving, among others, charter operations from Charters Towers and Mount Isa. The six-month Australia wide … [Read more...]

Keep School Zones in Focus

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Motorists be ready and aware!! The kids are heading back to school, so school zones apply to every school day for the next 10 weeks of term one and that means time to start watching our speed. It would seem we’re not all that good at watching the speedo in school zones and Police say we need … [Read more...]