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The Australian Police Journal (APJ) is the country’s preeminent true crime and policing publication, and it has launched a monthly podcast series! Join host Jason Byrnes (jason@apjl.com.au) as he discusses new APJ articles as well as interviews authors and other people of note, about serious crimes, police history, contemporary developments in policing, and future initiatives. The 'APJ' and 'Policing Australia: The Official Podcast of the Australian Police Journal' are produced by the Australian Police Journal Pty Ltd, a not-for-profit company which traces its history to 1946 when the then Australian police commissioners authorised the publication of a periodical aimed at enhancing technical skills among the police forces of the era.The APJ's webpage is www.apjl.com.au

The Australian Police Journal (APJ) is the country’s preeminent true crime and policing publication, and it has launched a monthly podcast series! Join host Jason Byrnes (jason@apjl.com.au) as he discusses new APJ articles as well as interviews authors and other people of note, about serious crimes, police history, contemporary developments in policing, and future initiatives. The 'APJ' and 'Policing Australia: The Official Podcast of the Australian Police Journal' are produced by the Australian Police Journal Pty Ltd, a not-for-profit company which traces its history to 1946 when the then Australian police commissioners authorised the publication of a periodical aimed at enhancing technical skills among the police forces of the era.The APJ's webpage is www.apjl.com.au

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Australia

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The Australian Police Journal (APJ) is the country’s preeminent true crime and policing publication, and it has launched a monthly podcast series! Join host Jason Byrnes (jason@apjl.com.au) as he discusses new APJ articles as well as interviews authors and other people of note, about serious crimes, police history, contemporary developments in policing, and future initiatives. The 'APJ' and 'Policing Australia: The Official Podcast of the Australian Police Journal' are produced by the Australian Police Journal Pty Ltd, a not-for-profit company which traces its history to 1946 when the then Australian police commissioners authorised the publication of a periodical aimed at enhancing technical skills among the police forces of the era.The APJ's webpage is www.apjl.com.au

Twitter:

@APJ22

Language:

English

Contact:

0292853399


Episodes

Tactical Response

12/27/2021
Retired policeman Bob Brown talks with host Jason Byrnes about his career with the Western Australia Police in general, and the WA Tactical Response Group (TRG) in particular. Bob is the author of the article Top End Murders: The Search for the ‘Kimberley Killer’, which appears in the December 2021 issue of the APJ. The article is about a TRG search for a serial killer in a remote part of the state in 1987, during which the team came under fire. Editor Pat Paroz also joins Jason to discuss...

Duration:00:53:06

Pathfinders: Aboriginal Trackers

11/4/2021
Historian and author Michael Bennett talks about some of the amazing stories associated with NSW Police Aboriginal trackers of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Michael’s book, PATHFINDERS: A HISTORY OF ABORIGINAL TRACKERS IN NSW has been nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award in Australian History. For more information about the APJ, go to www.apjl.com.au; to find out more about aboriginal trackers, go to https://pathfindersnsw.org.au Host: Jason Byrnes Guest: Michael...

Duration:00:43:35

Our 75th Birthday & Murders in the ‘Top End’

10/4/2021
The APJ has marked its 75th Anniversary with a special issue containing some of the most fascinating articles which have been published over the decades. APJ Editor Pat Paroz joins host Jason Byrnes to discuss what’s inside the anniversary issue. Jason then talks to Detective Sergeant Isobel Cummins of the Northern Territory Police. D/SGT Cummins was part of an investigation into a senseless double homicide in the country’s ‘Top End’ in 2004. The short but intense police investigation...

Duration:00:39:03

More Than Just Bricks & Mortar

8/5/2021
Did you know Adelaide police once conducted a bayonet charge into a mob who were attacking their police station? Did you know police stations often were used as improvised mortuaries, even though this posed a serious risk to the health of the officers? One South Australian Police station was even, for a time, made from disused beer crates! Author and former senior police officer John White talks to host Jason Byrnes about White’s book ‘More than Just Bricks and Mortar’, a social history of...

Duration:00:53:10

The Bridge Street Burglary

6/20/2021
The feature interview this episode is with the author of the article ‘The Bridge Street Burglary of 1894: The Arming of the NSW Police’. The crime was so serious it resulted in the colonial government of the day deciding to issue firearms to all its police. The author, retired Sergeant Danny Webster, also talks about his ground-breaking work chronicling the duty related deaths of NSW police. APJ editor Pat Paroz also gives an overview of the articles in the latest issue of the APJ, including...

Duration:00:30:34

Search & Rescue Coordination

5/3/2021
How and why do police coordinate Search and Rescue (SAR) operations for missing or lost people? What processes are involved in deciding when to call the searches off? Can police predict the behaviour of lost people? Join host Jason Byrnes as he learns about police involvement in SAR, by talking with Queensland Police Senior Sergeant Jim Whitehead. Snr Sgt Whitehead is a highly experienced SAR coordinator, having been involved in SAR duties for over 30 years. Several case studies are...

Duration:00:48:20

A Commissioner's Perspective - Tasmania

4/1/2021
Tasmania Police Commissioner Darren Hine AO APM joins us this episode to discuss his thoughts on a number of issues including changes in policing, the role of police today and into the future, countering domestic violence and what is involved in heading both a police force and a government department. Of all the current Australian Police Commissioners, Mr Hine is the longest serving in the role, having formally led the Tasmania Police since 2010 (although he acted in the role between 2008...

Duration:00:21:19

A Very Cold, Cold Case

3/8/2021
This episode features a great story of how police brought a bank robber to justice, 40 years after committing his crimes. Through a mixture of chance and luck the offender had escaped detection at the time of the offences, but a request by a retired police fingerprint expert for police to re-examine an old thumb print, led police (detectives, forensics experts and archivists!) to make a break-through and the arrest. Also in this episode is an overview of the contents of the March 2021 issue...

Duration:00:38:08

An Unexpected 'Mayday' in November

1/31/2021
Author and APJ Deputy Editor, retired Detective Senior Sergeant Barry Fay, discusses his 2016 crime case article titled An Unexpected 'Mayday' in November – the callous murder of three men in NSW. The first two were shot inside a Sydney gun shop in 1977. The third victim was a police sergeant, gunned down in 1980 when he unknowingly asked too many questions of the offender in remote bushland to the west of Newcastle. The offender subsequently shot another police officer in an attempt to...

Duration:00:32:41

Australia's First Detective and Women, Police & Peace

1/18/2021
Join us to learn about the latest issue of the Australian Police Journal (APJ), including the story of Israel Chapman, Australia’s first police detective. He was sent to Australia as a convict for the crime of highway robbery! We also speak to an Australian police policy advisor at the United Nations in New York, regarding an online exhibition about female Australian police who have served both domestically and internationally. Host: Jason Byrnes Guests: Phillipa Adams, Pat Paroz APM and...

Duration:00:42:06