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Release date: Wed 12 May 2010

Last updated: Thu 12 June 2014

Police Life is Victoria Police's official magazine.

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 Autumn 2014

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  • Celebrating 90 years of women in policing
  • On the beat with Bendigo police
  • Catching Mokbel

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Autumn 2013

  • Celebrating 160 years of policing
  • Crime solving innovation
  • The future of policing

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Winter 2013

  • Police motorbikes on patrol
  • Out with Maribyrnong police
  • Supporting victims

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Spring 2013

  • Staying cyber safe
  • See the Blue Net vehicle
  • Trekking in Kokoda

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Summer 2014

  • On the beat with Melton police
  • Reducing road collisions
  • Marine Investigation Unit

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Autumn 2012

  • Transit police and Protective Services Officers work together
  • The Dog Squad
  • Policing in Collingwood
  • The Echo Taskforce

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Winter 2012

  • Recruitment special
  • The Acer Taskforce
  • The Special Operations Group
  • Social media

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Spring 2012

  • Policing livestock theft
  • Dog squad puppies
  • Foiling a terror plot
  • Fighting crime on the waterfront

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Summer 2012

  • Victoria Police's new uniform
  • Family violence
  • Plain clothes police hit the streets
  • Safety on the water

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December 2011 - Summer edition

  • Talking to the Chief
  • Investigating major collisions
  • Policing soliciting for prostitutes
  • Solving crime with forensics 

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October 2011

  • Footy fever at the MCG
  • Victoria Police's only criminal profiler
  • Police nab a stalker
  • Careers police have had before joining Victoria Police

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August 2011

  • Negotiating a situation
  • Texting while driving turns fatal
  • Preparing for the police fitness test
  • Out with the Mounted Branch

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June 2011

  • Public transport safety
  • Disrupting organised motor vehicle theft
  • Traffic demerit point scam
  • Police Legacy supports families

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April 2011

  • Victoria's top 10 most notorious crimes
  • A look inside the Homicide Squad
  • How technology has changed crime
  • Facial recognition

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February 2011

  • A dog's day
  • Out and about in Prahran
  • Security underwater
  • Police discover a weapons trade

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 December 2010

  • Water Police member's brave actions
  • Out with Warrnambool police
  • Training police for volatile incidents
  • Young offenders meet victims of crime

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October 2010 - Road safety edition

  • Driving down the road toll
  • On the roads with the booze bus
  • Riding with the Solo Unit
  • Examining serious collision scenes

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August 2010

  • A career in policing
  • Out and about in Lakes Entrance
  • Policing in Kelly Country
  • Police keep community safe even while off duty

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June 2010 - Public safety edition

  • Safe Streets Taskforce 
  • Operations Response Unit
  • Motorcycle safety
  • Liquor licensing with Taskforce Razon
  • Drugs at dance parties                

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April 2010

  • Manjot makes his mark
  • Gunbower one-man police station
  • Night and day shift at Frankston
  • Out and about in Ararat
  • Close Personal Protection Unit                   

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February 2010

  • Remembering Black Saturday
  • Search and Rescue Squad
  • True crime - illegal brothel shut down
  • A day with State Highway Patrol members
  • The Bomb Response Unit shows off its latest technology            

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December 2009

  • Summer safety in the water
  • True crime - serial rapist nabbed
  • A day with the Air Wing
  • Out and about with Broadmeadows police

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October 2009

  • Networking net
  • Training Day at the Victoria Police Academy
  • Out and about with Cowes police
  • The storyteller 

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August 2009

  • Paying the price
  • Till death do us part
  • In full force
  • Catch me if you can                   

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June 2009

  • A dog's life 
  • Getting digi with it
  • Left out in the cold 
  • Wedding crasher
  • Lights, camera, action                   

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April 2009 - Special edition - Bushfire tragedy

  • The day the sky turned black
  • Picking up the pieces
  • Kinglake knights
  • Amid the ashes
  • Police out of water

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February 2009 

  • Behind closed doors
  • Braving it in Ballarat
  • Thicker then water
  • Beasts of the night - video and story

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December 2008

  • Violent femmes
  • The travelling man
  • Mapping it out
  • Yodgee's lot

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October 2008 

  • Policing the CBD isn't as easy as ABC
  • A Turkish delight
  • Kokoda calling
  • Constable - 89, crooks - nil

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August 2008

  • Touring Tangambalanga
  • In the air with the night watchmen
  • Finders Keepers
  • Trained up and raring
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June 2008     

  • Keeping it in the family
  • The murder of Paul Snable
  • Water Police assault on potential piracy
  • The science of crime scenes
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April 2008

  • Truth about today's youth
  • Driving home road safety message                
  • Tips on partying safely
  • Be on guard online

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February 2008

  • Fight against fraud
  • True crime - Detectives turn up heat                      
  • For the record
  • Learning the ropes

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December 2007

  • Holiday heartbreak
  • Common garden trace evidence
  • Day in the life of Surf Coast TMU                 
  • True crime -  Queen Street massacre

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October 2007

  • Police Museum files unlocked
  • Big guns of the Crime Department
  • Day in the life of the Mounted Branch
  • True crime - Case of the severed hand

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August 2007

  • 20 years since Hoddle Street
  • Fingerprints identify more than ever
  • Day in the life of a crime scene officer
  • True crime - Salt slayings
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June 2007

  • How Purana Taskforce got their man
  • Only dopes do drugs
  • Out and About in Castlemaine
  • True crime - Pong Su heroin ship

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April 2007

  • Policing Melbourne's main events
  • Kelly Gang back in police hands        
  • Out and About in Geelong 
  • True crime -  Ascot Vale rapist

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 February 2007

  • Preventing car theft
  • In Car Video watching offenders
  • The history of Victoria Police cars
  • Bendigo police go off-road

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