‘Bring Beat’ Rolls Into Mt Isa

Bring the Beat

Mt Isa residents can now request a Mobile Police Beat be deployed to their local area as part of a new ‘Bring the Beat’ police engagement program.

Following successful trials in other parts of the state, including Townsville, Wide Bay, Cairns and Brisbane, ‘Bring the Beat’ will help inform police where community members and business owners would like to see a greater police presence.

Community members can request a Mobile Police Beat to be deployed to a preferred location as needed, providing greater access and support from policing resources as well as a high-visibility presence in hotspots.

Officers attached to the ‘police station on wheels’ will be able to discuss local crime issues and provide crime prevention and general advice to residents and business owners.

Members of the public can now submit a form online on their local myPolice webpage and request the deployment of the Mobile Police Beat within Mt Isa.

All requests for mobile police beat deployments will be considered in conjunction with current intelligence and operational demands.

Mt Isa District Officer Superintendent Tom Armitt said the initiative would offer enhanced access to policing resources and ensure a visible presence in identified hotspots.

“Following success in other policing jurisdictions, ‘Bring the Beat’ will now give Mt Isa locals the opportunity to actively participate in shaping the safety and security of their community.

“Residents will be able to work with police to ensure the Mobile Police Beat is deployed to the right location at the right time.”

To submit a request, click here.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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