Message from the Chief Commissioner

About Victoria Police

Release date: Tue 8 February 2011

Last updated: Thu 1 December 2016

Code of Conduct

The Victoria Police Code of Conduct  -  professional and ethical standards provides the basis for our professional practice and defines the expected standards of behaviour and conduct.

Policies and Procedures

Victoria Police policies and procedures are published in the Victoria Police Manual (VPM). The VPM sets the behavioural, operational and administrative standards for the organisation and is divided in to Policy Rules, which provide mandatory accountabilities, and supporting Procedures and Guidelines.

The VPM is an electronic document and is available on disc for purchase by the public. You can purchase a single copy or an annual subscription by submitting the order form available from the Downloads section to the right. Alternatively, you can access the VPM for free from the Serial Section of the Victorian State Library.

For further information, contact Corporate Policy, Corporate Strategy and Operational Improvement Department on (03) 9247 6131 or (03) 9247 6931.


Victoria Police operates under the Victoria Police Act 2013.   Victoria Police enforce and prosecute traffic and criminal laws embodied in state and commonwealth Acts of parliament.

More information is available at Victorian Government - Law and Legislation or Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents websites.



In accordance with Section 97(1) Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981, the Chief Commissioner of Police has declared the following as declared testing facilities:

More information, including a copy of the legislation, is available at

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