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Encyclopedia > Tasmania Police

The Tasmania Police service was established in 1899 by unification of smaller regional forces. 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


With a force of 1139 officers serving half a million inhabitants, the service has jusisdiction over the Australian state of Tasmania. The force is divided into four geographical districts: Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ...

  • Eastern
  • Western
  • Northern
  • Eastern

Each district is lead by a Commander


The over command of the force is under the Commissioner of Police. The current commissioner is Richard McCreadie.


Other Australia law agencies include:

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is the federal or Commonwealth police force of Australia. ... The Northern Territory Police have legal jurisdication over the Northern Territory of Australia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Queensland Police Service is the law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland. ... Badge of the NSW Police The New South Wales Police (also NSW Police or NSWPOL) is the primary law enforcement agency in the State of New South Wales, Australia. ... The Commonwealth Police was the national police / federal police agency for the Commonwealth of Australia. ...

External links

  • Tasmania Police
  • About Us
  • Pictured of Tasmania Police police cars

Tasmania Police by tradition have a very high reputation amongst the Tasmanian population. The day to day Police have a very high reputation of "Honesty and Intrgrity".


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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Tasmania Police (423 words)
The Tasmania Police service was established in 1899 by unification of smaller regional forces.
Tasmania and all States (and indirectly the Commonwealth of Australia Federal Government) benifit from the highway robbery of the Australian motorist.
The Tasmania Police is a generally highly recognised organisation except for some instances where members involved in high speed single vehicle, non emergency accidents (Advocate and Examiner Newspapers reported) quote speeds in excess of 128 KM/H in an 80KM/H zone, causing a write off to Tasmanian taxpayers of a AU$35,000-00+ vehicle.
Tasmania Police (535 words)
This was worn by the Hobart Town City Police; the largest of the twenty Municipal forces established between 1857 and 1866 in Tasmania.
It was amalgamated into the Tasmania Police Force during its early formation in 1898/99.
The Territorial Police were formed in 1865 from the Colonial Police; who evolved in 1855 from the Field/Rural Police (c1825).
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