Awareness for Armed Robberies - Queensland

Service summary

Why the Support is Provided?

The Armed Robbery Unit provides this support to:

  • assist members of the community to prevent instances of armed robbery;
  • create awareness of how to react and preserve evidence when instances occur.

What Support is Provided?

Business communities can telephone the Armed Robbery Squad to enquire regarding armed robberies lectures which are available.

The Armed Robbery Squad requires a minimum of ten people (from a single business or from a community group) to attend the lecture. Some of the awareness measures covered are:

  • what to do and what not to do in the instance of armed hold up;
  • suspect identification;
  • firearm identification;
  • trauma awareness;
  • preparation of individual security measures;
  • information on how armed robber gangs operate and the degree of violence likely to be used.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply. All lectures are at the discretion of the Detective Senior Sergeant, Officer in Charge, Armed Robbery Unit.

Fees

No fees apply for this service.

Administering agency

Queensland Police Service
State Crime Operations Command
Armed Robbery Unit

Contact details

Regional Crime Co-ordinator
Brisbane Region
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
20 Pickering Street
Alderley, Queensland 4051

Phone:

07 3354 5050

Regional Crime Co-ordinator
Central Region
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
Bolsover Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700

Phone:

07 5409 7490

Detective Senior Sergeant
Armed Robbery Unit
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
Floor 3
Police Headquarters
200 Roma Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 1440
Brisbane, Queensland 4001

Phone:

07 3364 6166

Fax:

07 3364 4254

Regional Crime Co-ordinator
Northern Region
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
244 - 246 Charters Towers Road
Hermit Park, Queensland 4812

Phone:

07 4726 8703

Regional Crime Co-ordinator
South Eastern Region
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
68 Ferny Avenue
Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217

Phone:

07 5570 7923

Regional Crime Co-ordinator
Southern Region
Queensland Police Service

Operating address:
52 Neill Street
Toowoomba, Queensland 4350

Phone:

07 4631 6703

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