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Trip to get 'troubled' youths back on track

Friday, 16th November, 2012

Constable Paul Drozdzewski, Senior Constable Michelle Drury and Inspector Colin Moore working out the finer details of the Broken Hill to the Bay program. Constable Paul Drozdzewski, Senior Constable Michelle Drury and Inspector Colin Moore working out the finer details of the Broken Hill to the Bay program.

By Emily Roberts

The police and PCYC are running a program to help youth change negative behaviour.

"Broken Hill to the Bay" will involve 15 youngsters travelling to Sydney for leadership activities.

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Police recruitment drive to hit the road

Monday, 5th November, 2012

This month, the NSW Police Recruitment branch will hit the road to encourage remote residents to join the police force.

Senior Sergeant Meg Burke, coordinator of the regional road trip for the NSW Police Recruitment Branch, said this was the first time the branch had made a special trip to the city.

"This is our inaugural trip to Broken Hill by the NSW Police Recruitment Branch and we are hoping to keep it going as an annual trip," Senior Sergeant Burke said.

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Double demerits to deter bad driving

Friday, 28th September, 2012

Constables Nicholas Griffin and Sherry Eggins will be out to catch law-breaking motorists this long weekend. Constables Nicholas Griffin and Sherry Eggins will be out to catch law-breaking motorists this long weekend.

By Kurtis J Eichler

It's a heady mix - two Grand Finals on a long weekend.

It also signals a busy time for police who'll be out in force keeping speeds down and dangerous drivers off the roads.

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Police will pause to remember fallen comrades

Thursday, 27th September, 2012

Fallen officers will be remembered tomorrow on National Police Remembrance Day. Fallen officers will be remembered tomorrow on National Police Remembrance Day.

By Kurtis J Eichler

Police officers will pause to remember their fallen comrades on National Police Remembrance Day tomorrow.

This year's day will be even more significant given the passing of local Senior Constable Jennifer Prothero on December 27 last year.

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Police numbers swell with record recruits

Wednesday, 29th August, 2012

New police constables (front, from left), Stacey Cupples, Sherry Eggins and Alana Doyle. (Back) Sean Patterson, Shane Moore, Nicholas Griffin and Matthew Whitelum. New police constables (front, from left), Stacey Cupples, Sherry Eggins and Alana Doyle. (Back) Sean Patterson, Shane Moore, Nicholas Griffin and Matthew Whitelum.

By Erica Visser

They only arrived on Monday, but the city's largest ever group of new police officers are already in uniform and ready to fight crime.

The seven constables began a two-day induction yesterday, led by Sergeant Greg McMahon.

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