Victoria Police are seeking help in locating high-risk missing woman Heli Ferguson. (provided by VicPD) Police search for missing woman who may be confused near Victoria: VicPD Heli Ferguson is described as 78 years old, Caucasian, 5ft 7in tall, with short dark hair, some graying, possibly wearing a red jacket Victoria Police are asking residents to look out for a high-risk missing woman…"Police search Victoria neighbourhood for missing woman who may be confused: VicPD"
VicPD seeks information on man who beat patron, abused staff Vic PD is looking for a man who assaulted customers and verbally abused staff at a restaurant on March 13. (courtesy of Victoria Police) Vic PD is looking for a man who assaulted customers and verbally abused staff at a restaurant on March 13. (courtesy of Victoria Police) Victoria Police are seeking more information about a man…"VicPD seeking information on man who assaulted patron, verbally abused staff"
Victoria Police are asking for help in locating Christian Gaudet. (provided by VicPD) VicPD seeks help in finding missing man with distinctive tattoo Christian Gaudet is described as a white male, 6ft tall, with a slim build, brown hair and brown eyes Victoria Police are asking for the public’s help in locating missing man Christian Gaudet. The 22-year-old is also known as LJ…"VicPD seeks help locating missing man with distinctive tattoos"
VicPD seeks public’s help in identifying two suspects Officers are seeking more information after two people were attacked Victoria Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in a recent attack. The two suspects were involved in two attacks on the 1200 block of Langley Street around 12:40 a.m. on Feb. 12. The VicPD said the suspect left the area…"VicPD seeks public’s help in identifying two suspects"
Police, the biggest cost driver on Victoria’s books, outlined to parliament on Monday (6 February) why it is seeking a 9.55 per cent funding increase this year. Wages and benefits make up 80 percent of the VicPD’s $69.4 million draft budget, with 5.2 percent of the 9.55 percent increase going to those areas. The department said the increase is needed to account for those costs from inflationary pressure on staff wages, as well as more…"VicPD defends proposed 9.55% budget hike, body camera pilot program"
Laura Bergersen was last seen early this morning, probably in her pajamas"VicPD asks for help locating missing senior"
ContributorElla Matte Victoria Police are urging community members to stay safe – especially against young men – after a rise in reported sextortion cases. Victoria Police spokesman Bowen Osoko said concerns about the population had grown after a spike in sextortion. “We’re seeing a significant local increase in sexual extortion against teenage boys and young men in 2022,” Osoko said. Putting it objectively, Osoko said: “In 2019, we had five extortion files, which included all…"‘Sextortion’ targeting teen boys on the rise in Victoria, says VicPD"
OPCC orders conduct review of VicPD officer who took ‘inappropriate’ videos and shared them
The Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner (OPCC) has ordered a review of the findings of its disciplinary proceedings relating to alleged disgraceful conduct and deception against a Victorian police officer. The Special Municipal OPCC said Foster Martin was the subject of a disciplinary investigation under the Police Act for making “inappropriate” video recordings of others and playing those videos. Victoria Police investigated the matter and found Martin had committed a disgraceful act when he…"OPCC orders conduct review of VicPD officer who took ‘inappropriate’ videos and shared them"
The VicPD had to deal with an intruder in its patrol car early on the weekend morning. Police were flagged by a motorist at around 2 a.m. on Sunday (January 15) after he reported a driver running two red lights and driving erratically. According to a news release, police spotted the suspicious vehicle and parked it in the 500 block of Kingston Street, noting that the driver “showed clear signs of drug use.” The officer…"VicPD officer finds ‘unauthorized intruder’ in patrol car during traffic stop"
Investigators are seeking to speak to other victims and witnesses after police arrested a man in connection with a series of attacks in which women reported “chemical fluids” splashed or sprayed on their legs. On November 24, police responded to two incidents in which women were splashed with an unknown liquid on their legs. The women reported a burning sensation and skin irritation after splashing the hot liquid on their legs. On Thursday (December 29),…"VicPD arrest man connected to ‘chemical liquid’ attacks, look for more victims"