Message from the Chief Commissioner

About Victoria Police

Release date: Sun 1 July 2018

Last updated: Fri 5 October 2018

Official Publications

Inspectorate Review 20/2011 - Evaluation of Pursuits (Final Report)

Policing Alcohol Harm in Victoria 2014-2024

Victoria Police is setting a clear vision for reducing alcohol related harm in our community. This position statement outlines that vision, and is supported by a strategic plan that sets clear actions for the organisation

Taskforce Discover Report

Taskforce Discover was an inter-agency task force funded by the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council and led by Victoria Police Crime Command. The Task Force's audit of the Victorian motor wrecking and scrap metal industries was undertaken with the assistance and cooperation of the Australian Crime Commission, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Consumer Affairs Victoria, the Environment Protection Authority Victoria, the Victorian WorkCover Authority and VicRoads.

Victoria Police - Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy

Victoria Police employees must always act fairly, objectively without favour or affection to maintain public trust by being honest, open and transparent.

Any offer of a gift, benefit or hospitality to a Victoria Police employee naturally has strict rules to ensure employees avoid conflicts of interest, maintain high levels of integrity and public trust.

Victoria Police has re-issued this policy to support behaviour consistent with the Victoria Police Code of Conduct and the Code of Conduct for Victorian Public Sector Employees of Special Bodies.

In accordance with the Victoria Public Sector Commission framework requirements, Victoria Police is required to align and publish the Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy on a public website. 

The document is now available by accessing the link below.

If you wish to acknowledge the service provided by a Victoria Police employee, there are a number of alternative means such as:

If you wish to offer or provide a gift, benefit or hospitality to a Victoria Police employee, please be aware that an assessment will be made in accordance to our internal policy requirements, and the following may occur:

To access Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy please select here.






  • Writing a letter of thanks and forwarding to the Chief Commissioner or the employee's direct manager
    • retained by the employee; or,
    • returned to the person giving the gift, benefit or hospitality; or,
    • donated to a charitable body such as Victoria Police Legacy or the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation.
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