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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2015 Week 13 Hansard (Thursday, 19 November 2015) . . Page.. 4334 ..


(7) ACT Policing contributes $52,000 to AFP Learning & Development for the training of a person to become an ACT Policing officer.

ACT Policing also contributes to recruit training capabilities within the AFP College through the provision of training staff and assessors used in the delivery of curriculum.

(8) ACT Policing City Police Station has a budgeted FTE of 63 sworn policing positions. There are six (6) patrol teams with each patrol team comprising of one (1) Sergeant and nine (9) Constables.

In addition, the Regional Targeting Teams provide an additional response capacity to City Patrol, as operational priorities permit.

(9) The Regional Targeting Team (previously named the City Beats Team) has a budgeted FTE of 23 positions. There are two (2) teams with each team comprising of one (1) Sergeant and 10 Constables. A third Sergeant performs a liaison role with stakeholders for intelligence assessments of issues to better direct police resources.

(10) The ACT Policing roster pattern increases resourcing on Friday and Saturday nights. City Police Station has two (2) shifts covering these periods:

1600-0200hrs; and

2100-0700hrs.

Each City Patrol team comprises of one (1) Sergeant and up to nine (9) Constables.

Each Regional Targeting Team comprises of one (1) Sergeant and up to 10 Constables rostered from 2100-0700hrs on a Friday and Saturday night.

Due to the overlapping nature of the roster, between 2100-0200hrs on Friday and Saturday nights, the City CBD can have three (3) Sergeants and 28 Constables on duty during that period.

(11) The ACT Policing roster pattern increases resourcing on Friday and Saturday nights.

All ACT Policing Police Stations have two (2) shifts covering these periods:

1600-0200hrs; and

2100-0700hrs.

Across all five Police Stations ACT Policing can have up to 13 Sergeants and 108 Constables performing general duties patrols between the hours of 2100 – 0200hrs.

(12) On average there are 291 police who are on patrol in the ACT during the week across the five Police Stations.

(13) Across all five Police Stations ACT Policing can have up to 13 Sergeants and 108 Constables performing general duties patrols between the hours of 2100 – 0200hrs.

(14) For the 2015-16 financial year, there are 395 general duties positions in ACT Policing. This figure includes Regional Targeting Teams, Traffic Operations and the Watch House.



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