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South Australia Police Trials Female-Friendly Fitness Tests

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Police have scrapped the “discriminatory’’ physical fitness entry test for recruits and are trialling a new testing model that will ensure it is easier for women to join SAPOL. Continue reading South Australia Police Trials Female-Friendly Fitness Tests

Memories of Tasmania Police Academy First Intake: Class of ’76

Cadets at the Police Academy were required to achieve 35 words per minute in their typing classes.
Cadets at the Police Academy were required to achieve 35 words per minute in their typing classes.
“It was the newest academy in Australia and it was sparkling because they had us cleaning it up for the first six weeks before they opened it.” – one of the first cadets remembers scrubbing floors, picking up rocks and serving drinks.

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Graduating With Highest Distinction, New Police Officers Ready for Duty In Tasmania’s North West

The North-West will have seven new officers moving to the region soon, with the officers graduating from the Tasmania Police Academy yesterday.

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Welcome to the NSW Police Force: 131 Probationary Constables Sworn In

A total of 131 new probationary constables were sworn into the NSW Police Force this morning.

The students of “Class 325” of the Associate Degree in Policing Practice attested at the NSW Police Academy at Goulburn today, Friday August 21.

The Commissioner was joined by the Governor of NSW, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), to inspect the new recruits on the parade ground.

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Victoria Police Academy Builds Higher Perimeter Fence At Glen Waverley Site

The Police Academy in Glen Waverley is now ringed with black fencing several metres high.
Before the new installation. Picture: Google
Before the new installation. Picture: Google

Spokeswoman acting communications manager Catherine Allen said such measures were never discussed in detail and would not be providing further comment.

A senior police officer for the region said the change was a result of internal security changes and did not reflect a heightened security risk in the area.

Read more in Herald Sun.