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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Partnerships strengthening outcomes for victim survivors of family violence

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ACT Policing is continuing to build on its work with support agencies across a two-day operation to keep victims of family violence safe and make offenders accountable.
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Police seek witnesses to Emu Bank disturbance

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ACT Policing is calling for witnesses, CCTV or mobile phone footage of a disturbance on Emu Bank last night (Tuesday, 24 November 2020).
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Police respond to community speeding concerns

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ACT Policing commenced a road safety campaign this month asking ‘Who are you rushing to meet?’ and many speeding Canberra motorists have met police officers as a result of their driving.
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UPDATE Have you seen James? FOUND

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Great news, Canberra! Missing person James Cameron has been located safe and well. Thanks everyone for your assistance.
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ACT Policing preparing for hotel quarantine

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ACT Policing is working closely with ACT Government in preparation for hotel quarantine arrangements for people returning from overseas.
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Vehicles seized for street racing a sour end to National Road Safety Week

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Two Canberra drivers have had their cars seized after being caught street racing at the weekend.
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UPDATE Have you seen Amber Cotter? FOUND

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Great news Canberra! Missing person Amber Cotter has been located safe and well.  Thanks everyone for your assistance.
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Father and son to face court over Taylor nail gun attack

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A 49-year-old man and his 20-year-old son will face the ACT Magistrates Court this morning charged in relation to a nail gun attack in Taylor.
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Cocaine, cash and firearms seized in Ngunnawal

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Members of ACT Policing’s Taskforce Nemesis seized drugs, cash and firearms in an early morning search of a Ngunnawal residence yesterday (Thursday, 19 November 2020).
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NSW man to face court for act of indecency

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A 42-year-old man from Frenchs Forest, NSW will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Friday, 20 November 2020) charged over an act of indecency.
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UPDATE Police seeking public assistance to find missing man Andrew Fox FOUND

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Good news, Canberra. Andrew Fox has been found safe and well. Thanks for all your help.
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Drug and drink drivers targeted in joint road safety operation

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ACT Policing tested almost 200 drivers for drug or drink driving in Hume yesterday (Wednesday, 18 November 2020) during a joint Road Policing and ACT Government operation.
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Man to face court on child exploitation offences

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A 66-year-old Franklin man is expected to face court today (Wednesday, 18 November 2020) charged with child exploitation offenc
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Witnesses sought to assault in Civic

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ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to an assault in Civic on Tuesday evening, 3 November 2020.
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Information on vehicles of interest sought regarding Franklin collision

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ACT Policing is calling for additional witnesses and information to assist the continuing investigation into a collision in Franklin on Saturday, 14 November 2020.
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