Working together to protect our future

President's Message

As we come to the closure of yet another year, I wish to thank all our members for their continued professionalism in what has been another year of constant change, driven in large by budget constraints.


I, along with most of the me ..... more

Southern Field Officer’s Report

Another year is coming to an end, and the Christmas season is almost upon us. Looking back over my first year as Southern Field Officer I reflect upon the good things we have, like our partnership with you, the members.

Change and things remaining the same: two things that employees a ..... more

Body Worn Video

On 12 February 2019 an internal broadcast was put out by the Commander, Professional Standards Command advising officers of the requirement to wear and use body worn video prior to and during any encounter where a police power is being utilised unless its impracticable to do so.

Recen ..... more


A brief, but confusing, history... And why the government cant "technically" reach its target.

Back in 2003, Labor commissioned a review into the Northern Territory Police Force, which was undertaken by former Queensland Police Commissioner, Jim OSullivan. This is where the now infamou ..... more

Northern Field Officer’s Report

Writing this article, I am taken aback by how quickly 2019 has disappeared and 2020 is about to roll around. It seems like only yesterday it was February and I started my journey with the NTPA.

But now it's December and the jolly man should be shooting down the chimney any day now. So ..... more