Media Releases

Partners to fight crime: Torrens Transit and Crime Stoppers team up for commuter safety boost

Dec 18, 2020  |  media release

More than 800 buses across South Australia’s extensive public transport network will become a rolling reminder for criminals and those with an appetite for antisocial behaviour – eyes are watching and Crime Stoppers is just a phone call away.

SAPOL target scoundrel thieves – recover $150,000 of stolen vehicles, industrial equipment and appliances

Dec 16, 2020  |  media release

Theft is being stamped out across the state as SAPOL continues to crack cases through targeted investigations into criminals who steal vehicles and other valuable items.

SAPOL COVID-19 nerve centre opens at Thebarton

Dec 10, 2020  |  media release

South Australia Police’s new COVID-19 nerve centre is now operational at Thebarton Police Barracks as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to secure the state’s safe and strong passage out of the pandemic.

Beach safety boost as aerial shark patrols take flight

Nov 27, 2020  |  media release

Eyes in the sky will protect South Australian beachgoers looking to escape sweltering heat this weekend as fixed wing shark patrols take off for summer duty.

Crushed cars drive home crucial road safety message

Nov 13, 2020  |  media release

Hoon drivers convicted for shocking behaviour behind the wheel have had their cars crushed into scrap metal ahead of National Road Safety Week – an unapologetic warning for all South Australians as the Marshall Liberal Government cracks down on reckless motorists.

Overall crime rate nosedives as SAPOL dog helps uncover more than $120,000 in cash and stolen goods

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

The safety and security of South Australia continues to be cemented by the Marshall Liberal Government with a whopping decrease in overall crime, equating to almost 15,000 fewer offences in comparison to the same period under the previous Labor Government.

Stage 1 of $159 million redevelopment complete at Northfield Correctional Complex

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

The first stage of the enormous upgrade to South Australia’s corrections sector is complete as the Marshall Liberal Government continues the $159 million development, creating hundreds of jobs as part of the biggest cash injection into the state’s prison system in decades.

More than $3 million for new dairy complex at Cadell Training Centre low-security prison farm

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

Regional jobs will be created when work begins on a multi-million dollar dairy complex at Cadell Training Centre (CTC) in the Riverland this financial year.

$8.5 million for SAPOL high-performance vests

Nov 01, 2020  |  media release

More than $8 million will be spent on strengthening the safety and security of South Australian police officers with the rollout of new personal issue multi-purpose load bearing vests that are resistant to attacks involving edged weapons and firearms.

Crime Stoppers SA tipped for historic $800k cash boost

Nov 01, 2020  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government will help improve the safety of South Australians by future-proofing Crime Stoppers, supporting the organisation with a cash boost worth more than $800,000.