Where is Nick?

Earlier this month, Nick Pavlidis should have celebrated his 50th birthday. Unfortunately, his friends and family were forced to face that day not knowing where he was, or what had happened to him.

Nick was last spoken to on the phone at his home in Currambine, WA by a friend between 7 and 14 October 2015.

On 24 October 2015 Nick's white Mitsubishi Lancer 1CKU477 was...
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The term “online grooming” should send shivers down the spine of every parent. Is your child at risk…?

Our ThinkUKnow Australia peeps have listed a number of things for you to look out for that might indicate your child is being groomed online.

- Aggressive and secretive behaviour when questioned about their online activities – this may seem typical of teenagers but when it is...
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The deliberate actions by an adult to form a trusting relationship with a child via the internet with the intent of making sexual contact is known as online grooming.

If you are worried about someone you know, or have information about a child who you think could be a victim of online grooming, report it – even if that child is not your own.

Have a look at the ThinkUKnow Australia website...
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A big thank you to everyone who has supported ‘Summer of Hope’ so far.

Have you been following our series of missing person’s posts? If you want to catch up on or review them as we approach the end of the campaign, just search for #SummerofHope. These posts are also featured on the Chemist Warehouse's The House Of Wellness Facebook page.

Our Commander Chris Sheehan has a message for you....
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Thanks to a tip-off from a member of the public we’ve seized about $550,000 worth of cannabis and arrested one man yesterday at Brisbane Airport.

This is a great example of how you can help us keep these drugs off our streets - thank you!

You can continue to help us by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 with any information about this type of illegal activity. Don’t forget, you can...
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Don’t you just WISH there were rules your child would follow so that you could be confident of their online safety?

Well, there are.

Our ThinkUKnow Australia crew have teamed up with the The Carly Ryan Foundation Inc. to create the Family Online Safety Contract.

You and your child both sign it so that everyone knows what is expected from them when they’re online.

Why wait for something...
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You can run, but you can’t hide…

We’ve just extradited a man from the UK and arrested and charged him for serious drug offences.

He’d been living there for about five years.

We’re alleging that he and a co-conspirator arranged for six consignments of pseudoephedrine pills to be imported to Australia from Kenya in 2014 and 2015.

These pills had an estimated street value of $1.5M.

You...
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We’ve arrested a 23 year old man for aggravated possession of child exploitation material.

We’re alleging that the material included depictions of children under 14 years of age.

If you have any information in relation to any person involved in child exploitation, you can report it without revealing your own identity.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

You don’t have to tell them who...
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Carly Ryan was a 15-year-old girl from South Australia who was groomed online by a 50-year-old man pretending to be someone else.

She was murdered in February 2007 by this man after he convinced her to meet him at a beach in Port Elliot, South Australia.

She was the first Australian to be murdered by an online predator.

Today marks the 10th anniversary of Carly’s death.

The The Carly...
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Help us spread the word about online safety #forCarly.

Carly was a 15-year-old girl who was groomed online and murdered by a 50-year-old man pretending to be someone else.

She was the first Australian to be murdered by an online predator.

20 February marks the 10 year anniversary.
Collaboration - a key ingredient in stopping drug importations.

Earlier this month, a shipment of cooking equipment from Hong Kong arrived in Sydney.

Our friends at Australian Border Force examined the consignment, and detected a suspicious substance inside - it turned out to be 162 kilograms of meth.

We’ve been investigating the importation and, yesterday, arrested and charged two men...
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Help us spread the word about online safety #forCarly.

Carly was a 15-year-old girl who was groomed online and murdered by a 50-year-old man pretending to be someone else.

She was the first Australian to be murdered by an online predator.

20 February marks the 10 year anniversary of her death.

You can help us raise awareness of her story by joining this online event and encouraging...
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Carly Ryan 10 Year Anniversary

EVENT - facebook.com
A family’s heart aches with more questions than answers.

On the morning Keith Nixon disappeared he did nothing out of the ordinary. He washed the breakfast dishes, tidied the caravan and withdrew cash from his bank account as he usually did each fortnight. The day began in a very un-remarkable way.

At the time of his disappearance, Keith and his wife were living at the West Beach Caravan...
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This story hits us right in the feels.

When a Senior Constable in the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary lost his house and contents to a fire, our #AusFedPolice members in PNG rallied to provide money, shelter, clothing, food and bedding to the whole family.

Not only that, but they also provided the muscle power to clear the site, ready for the new house.

#AFPfamily #FriendsInNeed
Passport? – check!

Toothbrush? – check!

Susnscreen? – check!

$1.1M worth of cocaine hidden in luggage? – check!

Hang on a minute…

We’ve arrested a woman for allegedly bringing 5kg of cocaine into the country.

She arrived in Melbourne Airport on Sunday and during an x-ray screening of her luggage, Australian Border Force detected a false bottom which allegedly concealed several...
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Roses are red,
Bees make good honey.
If they tell you they love you,
Don’t give them your money!

#AusFedPolice #ValentinesDay #badpoetry
A death, a fire, an assault, an armed robbery. What happened to MH17? Is that official document for real? Who wrote that? Can I lift trace fibres? Whose fingerprints are those? What’s hidden on that hard drive? What will I say in court?

What’s the ‘average’ day for an AFP member in Forensics?

There isn’t one.

Saturday was International Day of Women and Girls in Science, to recognise the...
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Photo taken by Greg Primmer, AFP photographer.
This customer satisfaction survey email smells rotten. Bin it.

Note they ask you for your email address and password. What the?!

If you complete this form, you're providing the scammers with your full name, address, date of birth, access to your email and your credit card details.

As if that wasn't enough, you're also telling them that your email account is being operated by someone who can...
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