Foreign brands circle Federal fleet

By Julian Bajkowski The small but highly symbolic market of prestige saloons used to ferry around ministers, mayors and senior government officials is poll position to be the first replaced by upmarket European brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen after Holden’s shuttering of its Australian factories. As the ramifications of Holden’s announcement that it […]

Federal police dogs issued bullet proof vests

By Paul Hemsley Dogs on the frontline of dangerous federal law enforcement operations are to be issued with special four-legged bulletproof vests as part of efforts by the Australian Federal Police to keep their canine best friends out of harm’s way when on active duty. A tender issued to the market by the AFP this […]

Carr mandates All-Aussie vehicles for Fed fleet

By Julian Bajkowski State and local governments are again under direct fire from Canberra over the levels of tax and ratepayer support for the local automotive manufacturing industry from public sector fleet buyers after the Federal Government vowed to introduce new rules to make its own car pool 100 per cent Australian made. The latest […]

Feds seek better training for interrogators

By Paul Hemsley The Australian Federal Police (AFP) will standardise interviewing and interrogation methods throughout the organisation by teaching its officers how to better extract information from suspects, witnesses and victims. The AFP has called for bids for a training provider to instruct the agency’s officers in “theoretical and practical applications” of what it calls […]

Logo scam hits Australian Crime Commission

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The Australian Crime Commission’s (ACC) has followed hot on the heels of the Australian Federal Police as the latest security agency to become the target of a brazen online scam that hits unwitting computer users with fake correspondence that brandishes an hijacked official logo as bait to steal funds. […]

Federal Police logo hijacked in online scam

By Julian Bajkowski They may not want the undivided attention of police, but they’ve got it. Brazen crooks have digitally pilfered the official emblem of the Australian Federal Police in a bid to dupe unsuspecting internet users into parting with their financial details in an online con job where police appear to demand funds. The […]

AFP collaborates with Datacom for safer cyberspace

Collaborations between law enforcement and private sector bodies to promote a safer cyberspace for children have seen the Australian Federal Police in a partnership with Datacom. The IT services company and business process specialist joined ThinkUKnow Australia, a partnership between the AFP and Microsoft, which the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre originally […]


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