News & Events
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 16 Feb 2018
Police are investigating an overnight burglary on 13-14 February where a number of power tools were stolen from a Ulverstone home under construction. Property stolen included two pneumatic nail guns, a blue and black Duo-Fast model and an orange Paslode model, similar but not identical to those pictured below. Anyone with information that would assist…
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 2 Feb 2018
Police are investigating a burglary in Shearwater on 30-31 January where a considerable amount of valuable property was stolen including diagnostic equipment for marine engines and a Panasonic Toughbook computer. Anyone with information that would assist the police investigation is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at crimestopperstas.com.au or phone…
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 17 Jan 2018
Police investigating crimes committed in the Devonport CBD on 12 January 2018 seek to identify and locate the two pictured men who are believed to have information which may assist the investigation. Anyone with information that would assist police to identify or locate these men is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or…
100 Years of Women in Policing commemorative book
A commemorative book has been created celebrating 100 Years of Women in Policing. The images and stories tell the history of women in Tasmania Police through their recollections, anecdotes and historical records. The book is available for purchase.
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 15 Dec 2017
Police investigating theft offences in Devonport on 9 December 2017, seek to identify and interview the people photographed who are believed to have information which may assist the investigation. Anyone who can help to identify or locate these people is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333…
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 8 Dec 2017
Police investigating stealing and forgery offences in Spreyton during November are seeking public assistance to identify and locate the female photographed who is believed to have information which may assist the investigation. Anyone with information that would assist police to identify and/or locate the female is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously…
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 1 Dec 2017
During a burglary in Devonport on the morning of Wednesday 22 November, property was stolen which included a Milwaukee bag containing a drill, grinder, rattle gun, impact driver, battery charger and spare batteries (similar to that photographed). Any person who can assist the investigation is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime…
National Domestic Violence Order Scheme
New laws have been introduced to improve the protection of domestic violence victims nation-wide. The National Domestic Violence Order Scheme has started and means that all DVOs (Police Family Violence Orders and Family Violence orders, including interim orders) issued from that date will automatically be recognised and enforced nationally.
New Firearms Services website
A new Firearms Services website has been launched to improve the customer service, communication and engagement with firearms licence holders and the community. People seeking firearms-related information are encouraged to refer to the new website, where you’ll find plenty of information.
Police Assistance Line 131 444
The Police Assistance Line (131 444) is a national number for people to contact police for non-emergencies. For example, call 131 444 to report irresponsible driving or a noisy party. 131 444 calls are charged at a local rate (except for mobiles).
Tasmania Police Facebook Page
You can now connect with Tasmania Police on Facebook. The Facebook page complements the existing communication strategies of Police and presents an opportunity to provide policing news directly to the community.
Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)
The ACORN allows you to securely report cybercrime incidents which may be in breach of Australian law. This will help our law enforcement agencies to better combat the growing threat of cybercrime in Australia.
Young People and Alcohol
With end of year celebrations ahead, it is timely to provide advice about young people and alcohol. A number of resources are available which further detail the Sale and Supply of Alcohol to Youth legislation.
Halloween Trick or Treaters Posters
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2016-17 DPFEM Annual Report
The 2016-17 DPFEM Annual Report is now available. Key points to note are:
• additional 66 Constables added during the reporting period
• home burglaries have decreased by 18%
• serious crime is up by 11% but this is inflated by a number of one-off personal crimes
• Tasmania still has one of the lowest crime rates in the country
• significant upgrades to police housing, especially in the State’s North-West
• ongoing rollout of the new Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch system.
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 06 Oct 2017
Police investigating a report of crime in the Ulverstone township wish to identify and interview the males photographed, who are believed to have information which may assist the investigation. If you recognise, or can assist police to locate either of the males, please contact Tasmania Police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333…
Tougher penalties for drivers who evade police
The Police Powers and Related Legislation (Evasion) Act 2017 commenced operation on 13 September and makes a number of amendments to various legislation relating to the offence of evading police.
New recruitment campaign
Tasmania Police has today launched a new recruitment campaign to encourage more women to apply to become police officers. The new campaign comes during Tasmania Police’s ‘100 Years of Women in Policing’ celebratory year.
National Police Remembrance Day
At National Police Remembrance Day services held around the country, officers pause to commemorate and pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting their community.
Western Crime Stoppers – Assistance Required – 29 Sep 2017
Detectives at Devonport CIB are investigating the burglary of a motor vehicle in East Devonport and the theft of power tools. The power tools were stolen overnight on Wednesday 20 – Thursday 21 September, from a tool capsule fitted to the tray of a utility. The stolen property is all Makita brand, and includes an…