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12 Jul

2018 Blue Ribbon Foundation Award winners announced

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

We value the opportunity to provide recognition for individuals, businesses and/or groups that make a significant contribution to the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation and the community.

On Tuesday 10 July 2018 our Chairman David Mann and CEO Neil Soullier were proud to present our 2018 Blue Ribbon Foundation Awards, the recipients were :

  • 2018 Police Officer of the Year – Glenn Holland
  • 2018 Frank Green Memorial Award – Dentsu Aegis Network
  • 2018 Chairman’s Award – Simon Nash
  • 2018 John Forbes Community Sports Award – Victoria Police Cricket Club
  • 2018 Community Service Award – Blue Gum and Reece

 

 

 

 

 

Pic :  Chairman David Mann, Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton and Police Officer of the Year – Glenn Holland

 

 

 

10 Apr

Nominations Open – Police Officer of the year

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Nominations are now open for the Blue Ribbon Foundation Police Officer of the Year award. This award recognises the outstanding contribution the recipient has made to the community.

This is your opportunity to nominate a member or colleague of Victoria Police who has made a valued and sustained contribution to the community that is considered above and beyond the call of duty.

Nominations for this Award close on May 31st and every nomination will be considered by our selection panel.

For further details and nomination form

06 Feb

Grampians ‘Ride to Remember’

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Grampians ‘Ride to Remember’ was held on Sunday 4 Feb and was a huge success, we congratulate the Ararat Branch and the sub committee involved in organising this event. Over 500 riders supported the event with the 234km ride through the Grampians district. Proceeds of this event will go towards vital medical facilities and equipment for the East Grampians Health Service.

View photos from the event here.

 

01 Jan

Inside Story Events

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Our Bendigo and Shepparton branches are both holding Inside Story events. Inside Story events provide you with a rare insight into the police investigations undertaken to solve some of Victoria’s most notable crimes. Presentations by the lead detectives will give you a chance to see and hear details not covered by the media and gain an understanding of those prosecuted.

Events details and tickets here.

 

07 Dec

Recognition Service for Constable Kate Campbell

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

This morning we were privileged to support a recognition service for Constable Kate Campbell the first policewoman for Tasmania Police in 1917. Kate was from Launceston but settled in Victoria after she left Tasmania Police.

The ceremony was conducted at St Arnaud cemetery. Tasmania Commissioner of Police Darren Hine and Acting Chief Commissioner Victoria Police Shane Patton were both in attendance.

In 2017, both states are celebrating 100 years of women in policing.

01 Dec

Edition 17 – Constable T. Bear

Posted by: Blue Ribbon Foundation

Edition 17 Constable T Bear is now released. We are proud to dedicate the 17th Edition of Constable T. Bear to all of the Chief Commissioners who have served the people of Victoria. Only 5,000 bears have been commissioned for this limited edition release.

You can order Edition 17 Constable T. Bear online here.