Tag Archives: Queensland

Queensland Police Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth Passes Away

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It is with much sadness and great regret that the Queensland Police Service can confirm the death of Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth from South Brisbane District. Continue reading Queensland Police Acting Chief Superintendent Paul Ziebarth Passes Away

Chris Hurley Fights Queensland Police To Receive Pay

75598-3x2-940x627A Brisbane court has begun hearing arguments as to why controversial police officer Chris Hurley should continue receiving pay pending internal police investigations into his conduct on the job.

Police Commissioner Ian Stewart decided to withhold Senior Sergeant Hurley’s pay, after he was stood down and also suspended over two separate issues.

They include his involvement in a police pursuit on the Gold Coast in May 2015 where he shot at a moving car despite orders to stand down and another incident which cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Barrister for the Police Union Walter Sofronoff said Hurley should be paid while he waits for an outcome of the investigations, arguing he is not able to pay child maintenance for his three children, or pay mortgage repayments for an apartment on the Gold Coast where his parents live.

Read more in ABC News.

Queensland Government Rejects Petition for a New Police Facility In Brisbane’s South East

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Nearly five hundred citizens petitioned the Queensland government to allocate more funding and resources to set-up a Police Station or a Police Beat at Victoria Point to help improve security in the fast growing region.

Continue reading Queensland Government Rejects Petition for a New Police Facility In Brisbane’s South East

Unmarked Police Car With “My Family” Stickers Sparks “Outrage”

From Gold Coast Bulletin: An unmarked police car with “My Family” stickers has sparked “widespread outrage” and gone viral on social media after it was photographed in Surfers Paradise.  Continue reading Unmarked Police Car With “My Family” Stickers Sparks “Outrage”

QPS PD Edge – We Remember

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Queensland Police Service police dog and TV star PD Edge suddenly passed overnight on 4th April 2015.

PD Edge, who starred in Channel Nine’s factual program Send in The Dogs in 2011, served as a general police dog with the Brisbane Dog Squad alongside Senior Constable Stuart Ellison. Continue reading QPS PD Edge – We Remember

Man Charged After Abusing Queensland Police Rescuers In Remote North East

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A West Australian man has been charged over abusing police who rescued him and his passenger from their vehicle on a closed road in remote northwest Queensland, about 12 km east of the Northern Territory border. Continue reading Man Charged After Abusing Queensland Police Rescuers In Remote North East