Media releases

In this section you will find the latest news on arrests, missing persons, seizures and crimes committed and solved in the ACT.

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Police release footage relating to Chisholm Burglary

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage as part of the investigation into a burglary in Chisholm on Friday, 10 September 2021.
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Defence personnel to assist with ACT Policing’s COVID19 compliance activities

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Canberrans can expect to see Australian Defence Force Personnel working alongside ACT Policing officers from today (Wednesday 22 September 2021) after the ACT lodged a request through Emergency Management Australia.
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Changes to services at police stations

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ACT Policing’s five stations have remained open during the lockdown for emergency police matters and will now offer limited Justice of the Peace services.
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Canberrans urged to continue checking lockdown rules

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ACT Policing is urging Canberrans to ensure they are aware of continuing lockdown restrictions.
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Police release CCTV footage of assault near City convenience store

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ACT Policing has released CCTV footage to identify five people who may have information about the assault of a 20-year-old man in Canberra City on Sunday, 8 August 2021.
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Man to face court for alleged sexual assault

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A 20-year-old Acton man has been charged following an alleged sexual assault in April 2021.
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ACT Policing and NSW Police continue COVID-19 border operation

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ACT Policing and the NSW Police Force continue to work together to check people crossing the border are complying with COVID-19 lockdown regulations.
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Man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A 38-year-old man from Ngunnawal has been charged with possessing child abuse material following a police operation yesterday (Wednesday, 15 September 2021).
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Police investigating fatal collision on Barton Highway

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ACT Policing is investigating a three-vehicle collision on the Barton Highway (Wednesday, 15 September 2021) in which a man has died.
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Canberrans urged to be aware of the current lockdown rules

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With Canberra’s lockdown extended, police are asking the community to ensure they are aware of the current lockdown rules.
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Witnesses sought to tomahawk incident in Hawker

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an incident on Thursday afternoon (9 September 2021) in Hawker where a man brandished a tomahawk and threatened members of the public.
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Man facing court for Belconnen shooting

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A 21-year-old McKellar man will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 10 September 2021) in relation to multiple driving offences, and a shooting in Belconnen last month.
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Woman to face court following phone thefts

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A 44-year-old Throsby woman will face court today following multiple mobile phone thefts.
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Witnesses sought to Gordon burglary

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an aggravated burglary that occurred in Gordon on Wednesday, 1 September 2021.
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Canberrans urged to continue adhering to lock down rules

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ACT Policing is asking the community to keep following the rules as Canberra enters week five of the lockdown.
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