Message from the Chief Commissioner

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Release date: Wed 19 September 2018

Last updated: Wed 19 September 2018



Spring edition of Police Life online now

As National Police Remembrance Day approaches on 29 September, Police Life commemorates the memories of police who have died in the line of duty. The edition also features a one-on-one with Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and The Police Association of Victoria's Wayne Gatt as they prepare for their 1,000km Head to Head Walk.

Other stories include:

  • How police use technology to put the pieces of a person's memory together to identify suspects.
  • The story of a retired officer who is using his memories of crime scenes and criminals to help others.
  • Find out about how the oldest forensic crime solving method - fingerprints - is still the most common.
  • Getting out and about with Mallacoota police.

Read Police Life online now.



The Police Life survey closed on 31 August. Thank you to all who took part and congratulations to Brian from Emerald, the winner of a 'Trooper the horse' toy and The People's Force book.


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.

Read Police Life online, or visit your local police station to pick up a copy.

Click here to have Police Life delivered direct to your Inbox via email every quarter.


Police Life archive

Click here to read past editions of Police Life.

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Reproducing Police Life

Requests for permission to reprint material appearing in Police Life and all general correspondence should be emailed to or addressed to:

Maria Carnovale, Editor, Police Life, PO Box 913, Melbourne, Victoria, 3001.

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