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Victoria Police Memorial
Victoria Police Memorial

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The memorial commemorates the 137 policemen and women who have lost their lives while on duty since the inception of the Victoria Police force in 1853.

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Kings Domain, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.824273
Long: 144.970985
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:State

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 5th July, 2002
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Victoria Police Memorial.

This memorial recognises the ultimate sacrifice paid by members of the Victoria Police Force in maintaining law & order in Victoria. The memorials stands as a symbol of the community"s deepest respect and as a tribute to those members of the Victoria Police Force who have given their lives in the line of duty so that the Victorian community is a safer place for all.

Dedicated by the Hon. Steve Bracks MP Premier of Victoria, The Hon. Andre Haermeyer MP Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Chief Commissioner Chrsitine Nixon APM Victoria Police 5 July 2002

Source: MA
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