Monday, 20 May 2013 - 4:48pm
Police warn that they will be cracking down on heavy vehicle companies and drivers who operate unsafely. This warning comes as police across Australia and New Zealand launch Operation AUSTRANS (20 May - 16 June 2013).
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 - 10:06am
International Missing Children’s Day on Saturday, 25 May 2013, is a day to commemorate missing children who have found their way home, remember those who have been victims of crime, and continue efforts to find those who are still missing.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 - 10:05am
National Cyber Security Awareness Week will be held from Monday, 20 to Friday, 24 May 2013. The aim of Awareness Week is to help Australians using the internet understand the simple steps they can take to protect their online information.
Thursday, 9 May 2013 - 9:16am
Police officers in the Kingston Division are about to go high-tech as they trial mobile computer tablets as part of their everyday duties. Forty computer tablets were issued to officers in the areas of Kingston, Huonville, Dover and Bruny Island.
Wednesday, 8 May 2013 - 10:30am
An upgraded online computer game has been launched for primary school-aged children, to assist with educating at-risk groups about the importance and correct use of the Triple Zero (000) emergency number.
Friday, 3 May 2013 - 11:30am
Following an incredible response to the Tasmania Police recruitment course announcement, with nearly 900 Expressions of Interest applications received, the application process has been placed on hold from close of business, 2 May 2013.
Monday, 29 April 2013 - 2:15pm
You can now connect with Tasmania Police on Facebook. The Facebook page will complement the existing communication strategies of Police and presents an opportunity to provide policing news directly to the community.
Monday, 22 April 2013 - 11:08am
A large number of expressions of interest to join Tasmania Police have been received since recruiting resumed on 8 April 2013. The process of arranging entrance examinations and job suitability tests is currently occurring.
Monday, 22 April 2013 - 11:05am
The Tasmania Police Charity Trust was established in December 2006 with a goal of fundraising to provide assistance to members of the community in need, including nominated charities and disadvantaged individuals in Tasmania.
Monday, 15 April 2013 - 3:57pm
Crime Stoppers Week 2013 (29 April - 5 May) aims to encourage and empower Tasmanians to join Crime Stoppers Tasmania in its mission to assist and support crime solving; by helping Tasmanians recognise they play a part in keeping their community safe.
Monday, 15 April 2013 - 12:42pm
Targa Tasmania will take place around most areas of the State between Tuesday 16 April, and Sunday 21 April. Police remind motorists to travel with extra care around areas with increased traffic. Road closure details are available on the Targa website.
Monday, 8 April 2013 - 8:30am
Individuals interested in joining must complete the electronic expression of interest (located on the Join Us section of this website). Individuals who have previously submitted full applications or passed aspects of the recruitment process, are required to complete an expression of interest.
Thursday, 4 April 2013 - 3:30pm
Tasmania Police almost doubled the number of random breath tests conducted this Easter as part of Operation Crossroads. Collective concerted efforts to keep Tasmanian roads safer found fewer people taking risks speeding.
Wednesday, 3 April 2013 - 1:10pm
Tasmania Police is resuming recruitment. An electronic expression of interest form will be available on the Tasmania Police website from Monday, 8 April 2013. Persons with previous policing experience are also asked to use this process.
Wednesday, 3 April 2013 - 8:25am
The Police Assistance Line (131 444) is a national number for the public 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).
Thursday, 28 March 2013 - 11:51am
A Glenorchy man whose car was stolen and burnt out is the recipient of a vehicle that has been restored by the graduates of U-Turn Course 41. Today (28 March) seven participants will graduate, following 10 weeks of hard work.
Thursday, 28 March 2013 - 11:50am
This Easter, Tasmania Police will be conducting statewide traffic operations to ensure your long weekend is as safe as possible. Operation Crossroads is a nationally run operation supported by every police jurisdiction.
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 - 12:33pm
Tasmanians are given a strong message about long-distance road travel over Easter - take a break or you’re risking your life, your passengers’ lives, and the lives of other road users. If you’re driving for a while, have a rest, inattention can cause a serious crash.
Friday, 22 March 2013 - 4:42pm
A rare feast is in store for Tasmanian Devils in Southern Tasmania today (22 March), as proceeds of a foiled crime are distributed. Tasmanian Devils affiliated with “The Devil Program” will devour ‘evidence’ following finalisation of an investigation.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 - 4:32pm
The Tasmania Police Pipe Band will perform at the Port Arthur Tattoo on Saturday, 6 April. Pack your picnic blanket, stake your spot on the grass and enjoy an amazing performance, surrounded by the stunning heritage of the Port Arthur Historic Site.