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Release date: Wed 2 March 2016

Last updated: Thu 3 March 2016

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Autumn Police Life out now

In this edition Police Life remembers Constable Angela Rose Taylor 30 years after a bomb outside police headquarters on Russell Street, Melbourne, took her life. We talk to her parents about losing their daughter and remember the events of the day that changed policing forever.

Also in this edition:

  • Vehicle theft is changing and police are calling for the public to help prevent it.
  • The elite Special Operations Group takes on Victoria's most dangerous criminals.
  • Out and about with Sunbury police who are on a mission to tackle ice in their community.
  • Read how new laws protected a family from an attempted kidnapping.
  • The Mounted Branch's historic Southbank stables close.

Click here to read the autumn edition of Police Life.


Police Life is Victoria Police's official magazine.

In each edition you will find articles about police across the state, true crime stories, tales of good arrests as well as police station profiles and the latest policing initiatives.

It is published quarterly and distributed across the state and interstate to serving and former Victoria Police members, other law enforcement agencies, schools, parliamentarians, libraries, legal firms, the media and community members with an interest in policing or those looking to pursue a career in policing.

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