August 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition International Coffee with a Cop Day Coffee with a Cop Day started in California in 2011. The Hawthorne Police Department had a brainstorming session for ways to connect more successfully with their community members – hence, Coffee with a Cop was born. The program expanded worldwide into Canada, Europe, Africa and…

July 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Road Safety Recent serious and fatal crashes on our roads concern police who have pleaded with drivers to protect themselves and other road users. On Wednesday, 28 July 21, Tasmania Police conducted a Road Safety Day of Action, and the results are provided below as a sobering reminder of the need…

May 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Neighbourhood Watch Australasia (NHWA) International Conference On 21 & 22 May 2021 the NHWA International conference was held at Sea World on the Gold Coast in Queensland. Five members from Tasmania joined with their NHW counterparts from every other state and territory in Australia to share initiatives and be inspired by…

April 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Personal Safety and Security Feeling safe and secure in our homes and in the wider community can positively influence how we live our lives. Each month this section of the Bulletin will offer simple and practical tips to improve personal and household safety. This month we are talking about calling 000….

March 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Welcome to South Hobart Neighbourhod Watch A warm welcome to South Hobart Neighbourhood Watch (SHNHW) that was officially registered on 1 March 21 with their coordinating hub at the Cascade Hotel – this must be a winner! Although a series of car-fire crimes was the catalyst for a public meeting on…

February 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Promotion Congratulations The Commissioner of Police recently announced the promotion of Peter Harriss and Stuart Wilkinson to the rank of Commander within the Tasmania Police Service. Neighbourhood Watch has long enjoyed the personal support of both officers and we look forward to working with them in their new roles into the…

January 2021 Bulletin

In this month’s edition Australia Day Congratulations Australia Day congratulations go to Commander Joanne Stolp and Senior Sergeant Sally Cottrell of the Tasmania Police Service.  Both officers were recognised in the Australia Day Honours by being awarded the Australian Police Medal.  Very few of these awards are made each year so to be recipient is…