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The Victoria Police Memorial situated in Kings Domain Gardens, Melbourne, stands as a dedication and constant reminder of the service provided by those brave men and women who have been killed in the line of duty since the inception of the Victoria Police Force in 1853. The memorial is a fitting reminder of the sacrifice each have made to provide a safe and secure community.

The monument is a grassed amphitheatre set into the edge of Kings Domain with a 300 cm curvilinear bluestone wall featuring four arched entry portals facing St Kilda Road. An elliptical stage features a raised replica of the Victoria Police emblem (100 cm diameter) constructed from various coloured stone. Bordering the top edge of the wall is a checked pattern of Riverina granite and bluestone tiles. The names of Police officers who died on duty are cast in bronze plaques set into the wall.


Address:St Kilda Road, Kings Domain, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.824273
Long: 144.970985
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Designer:Anton Hassel; Marcus Ward
Monument Manufacturer:Kane Constructions


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 memorial 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 Christine Nixon APM  Victoria Police

5 July 2002


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