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    Introduce Myself

    Hello everybody!

    I am a police officer from Tasmania Australia. Here we only have State based police forces, with a Federal one too.

    I joined in 1985 and have worked in a couple of city stations, a number of small and one person stations as well as PORT (Public Order Response) (concurrently with POMT - public order management team) Traffic (your Highway Patrol) and now with Prosecution (we run most of our own Prosecutions in Tasmania, and pretty much in Australia) Our DPP's (department of public prosecutions) only run Criminal matters that cannot be heard in the lower Courts).

    And in the warrants section at Devonport too...

    I'm looking forward to a take on USA policing, the similarities and differences.

    Cheers guys!

    Chris Minehan

    By the way, in my photo, my eldest on our left. That day part of the Royal Guard for Anzac Day at The Canberra War Memorial.
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    Welcome to O/R, I look forward to learning many things about Australia that aren't LE acronyms.


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    G'day Bruce!

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    Funnily enough, you may have locked up some of my distant relatives.

    One of my ancestors was transported for life to Van Diemens Land as it was then known aboard the good ship Andromeda arriving on August 3rd 1826.

    Having seen a copy of his prison records, apparently he was behaved "badly" during his stay.
    A common mistake made when trying to come up with a totally foolproof design is to completely underestimate the innate ingenuity of fools.


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    Hmmm, can't remember him just now. Any hints?

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