Victoria Police

Australia Today

Victoria Police Officers Suspended Over Brutal Arrests Caught on CCTV

A disabled pensioner was repeated maced in the face, pinned, and struck with batons.
Maddison Connaughton
4.6.18
High Season

Rainbow Serpent Showed Sniffer Dogs Can't Keep Drugs Out of Music Festivals

"I was just hoping our car didn’t get searched... I was just going to down my stash if they did."
Nevena Spirovska
2.2.18
Australia Today

Caucasian Youths Accused of Injuring Police in Brawl on Victoria's Surf Coast

More than 100 young people allegedly "set upon" police in Torquay.
Maddison Connaughton
1.10.18
Victoria Police

SMS Warning System for Bad Drugs Never Happening, Victoria Police Says

Floated after the Chapel Street drug deaths, the idea hasn't progressed.
Maddison Connaughton
10.26.17
The VICE MDMA Census

Leaked Police Memo Reveals What Was in Melbourne's Deadly Batch of MDMA

A week after three people died, Victoria Police discovered what was in the caps but marked the info "not for public release."
Maddison Connaughton
2.6.17
Features

We Probably Just Worked out Why Undercover Cops Spent $67k on Drugs Before Busting the Dealer

Why would they do something like that? Here's ten possible, totally watertight, reasons.
THUMP Staff
5.9.16
News

Do Police in Australia Have a Women Problem?

The NSW Police Integrity Commission has launched an investigation into workplace harassment. This comes after a similar investigation in Victoria accused the force of "an entrenched culture of everyday sexism."
Lewis Eyers-Stott
4.16.16
News

Twenty-Five Years On, Here's Everything We Know About the Murder of Karmein Chan

An FBI profile of the teenager's alleged killer Mr Cruel, finally released after 25 years, paints a picture of a brutal, composed killer who led a double life.
Maddison Connaughton
4.13.16