Media Releases

SES’s COVID-19 support a shot in the arm for SAPOL

Feb 24, 2021  |  media release

Highly-trained State Emergency Service (SES) personnel will continue to boost SAPOL’s capability in the fight against COVID-19 and other important duties with a three-month contract extension as the Pfizer vaccine is rolled out to South Australians.

Operation Rubber puts brakes on hoon riders

Feb 22, 2021  |  media release

Ten people were arrested during a crackdown on hoon trail bike riders in a targeted SAPOL operation that also slapped lawbreakers with more than 65 defect and expiation notices in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.

Marshall Government’s landmark changes to motorcycle Graduated Licensing Scheme gain traction

Feb 16, 2021  |  media release

Crucial legislation to protect SA’s most vulnerable road users and prevent further lives lost has passed the House of Assembly.

Department for Correctional Services launches first Aboriginal Strategic Framework of its kind in Australia

Feb 12, 2021  |  media release

In an Australian first, the Department for Correctional Services (DCS) has released a ground-breaking Aboriginal Strategic Framework (ASF) 2020-2025.

Automatic Vehicle Location trials track well

Feb 12, 2021  |  media release

Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology has been successfully trialled across South Australia as the Marshall Liberal Government moves closer to delivering on crucial Keelty Review recommendations.

SA firefighters among nation’s fastest first responders

Feb 09, 2021  |  media release

A significant increase in the number of South Australian volunteer firefighters has been revealed in the Productivity Commission’s national 2021 Report on Government Services (RoGS).

High-tech SAPOL armour boosts safety on the front line

Feb 03, 2021  |  media release

Almost 3,000 custom-made Multi-Purpose Load Bearing Vests (MPLBV) will begin to be rolled out to SAPOL officers in coming months following the Marshall Liberal Government’s $8.5 million commitment to strengthening the safety of front line personnel.

Marshall Government delivers to South Australians once again

Feb 01, 2021  |  media release

The national 2021 Report on Government Services (RoGS) outlines a positive snapshot of the Marshall Liberal Government’s delivery of important services to the South Australian community.

SAPOL crack the code on safe breakers

Jan 15, 2021  |  media release

SAPOL detectives honed in on two suspects staying at an Adelaide Hills caravan park following multiple Serious Criminal Trespass offences in the region, including the theft of $100,000, a safe and jewellery from a Strathalbyn business.

Thank You to South Australian Correctional Services staff

Jan 15, 2021  |  media release

The Adelaide Oval footbridge will come alive in a blue and green light display on National Corrections Day (NCD) in honour of South Australia’s hardworking Correctional Services staff.