Tag Archives: Queensland

Bystander Rescues Thief From Burning Car In Brisbane After Police Chase

A bystander bravely rescued a driver from a burning car he crashed in Brisbane’s north after shaking off a police chase.

The 29-year-old Brisbane man was allegedly caught stealing from a shop at Everton Park before jumping into a stolen car with police in pursuit on Friday morning.

Officers abandoned the chase when the man began driving dangerously, but seconds later he crashed into a brick wall.

A member of the public helped him to escape when the car burst into flames, police say.

Police Inducted Into Queensland Indigenous Clan With Smoking Ceremony

Police in regional areas often talk about the importance of the law being accepted as an integral part of the community.

For officers stationed at Wujul Wujul, an Indigenous community in Queensland’s north, that sentiment has been taken to a new level. Continue reading Police Inducted Into Queensland Indigenous Clan With Smoking Ceremony

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Assaulting Queensland Police Dog ‘Ox’

A 40-year-old man faces a raft of charges relating to dangerous driving, ramming police cars and animal cruelty after an incident on the Gold Coast which saw a police dog locked in the alleged offender’s car.
Continue reading Man Charged With Animal Cruelty For Assaulting Queensland Police Dog ‘Ox’

Man Killed, Two Queensland Police Officers Injured In Explosion

A man has been killed and two police officers injured in an explosion at a unit in Bowen last night.

Police were called to the Williams St unit at about 9pm to conduct a welfare check when the explosion occurred. Continue reading Man Killed, Two Queensland Police Officers Injured In Explosion

Ceasefire Between Queensland Police and Nickelback Now In Effect

Police have called a ceasefire against Nickelback after a complaint from the rock band’s touring party about a series of cutting social media posts. Continue reading Ceasefire Between Queensland Police and Nickelback Now In Effect

Jo-Ann Miller Quits Cabinet After Demotion From Police Minister

Jo-Ann Miller has quit Cabinet following her demotion as Police and Emergency Services Minister by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. Continue reading Jo-Ann Miller Quits Cabinet After Demotion From Police Minister

Senior Police and Magistrate Hold Security Meetings At Southport Court

Queensland’s chief magistrate has backed a policy of allowing prisoners to face court without handcuffs following a dramatic escape on the Gold Coast last week. Continue reading Senior Police and Magistrate Hold Security Meetings At Southport Court