Logan Village Yarrabilba Police Community
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month
Officers from across the QPS and Logan District have shown their support for this year’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month by spreading an important message with the Queensland community to stop domestic and family violence across the state.
The theme for this year’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month is Not Now. Not Ever. Together. which is why we are urging everyone to recognise the signs of domestic violence, to reach out and speak up.
Sadly, police officers across Queensland continue to respond to situations involving domestic violence on a daily basis.
As we are currently in unprecedented times with isolation and legislated restrictions now more than ever, we ask that all persons in our community don’t be violent; don’t be silent.
This Domestic Violence Prevention Month we are asking everyone to come together and help stop domestic violence by recognising the signs and speaking out.
The QPS can connect people experiencing domestic violence with specialist support and services through our referral programs.
DV Connect is a fantastic service which supports our Queensland community. They provide emergency transport and accommodation as well as crisis counselling and safety planning to help Queensland women, men, children and pets find pathways to safety, away from domestic, family and sexual violence.
They can be contacted 24/7 and are continuing to operate as per usual.
Visit their website for additional information and support: dvconnect.org
In the event of an emergency; if an incident of domestic violence is currently happening, if anyone is seriously injured or in immediate danger, contact the police on Triple Zero (000).
For all other domestic and family violence-related matters, contact Policelink on 131 444, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Logan District Police are urging members of the community to be sensible and responsible in and around schools as all students return to back to the class room.
Police will be out and about Logan District paying particular attention to these areas. Both overtly and covertly, we will be monitoring:
School zones, including speeding offences in 40km/h zones
Parking and no standing zone offences
Speeding detected in back streets around schools to avoid school zone
Any other offences which may pose a risk to children and other drivers
Parents and carers are reminded to park in the designated areas to ensure that children are not put at risk by walking out onto roadways between parked cars.
Police would also like to urge parents and carers to familiarise themselves with school drop-off and pick-up practices at their school as COVID-19 restrictions may have changed business as usual.
Over the past month police have seen a decrease in the number of thefts in the Logan Village and Yarrabilba area. This is reminder for members of the community to continue taking action to reduce the opportunity of being a victim of crime. Crime prevention and community safety is everyone’s responsibility so please continue to secure your homes and vehicles.
You can also assist police by providing a good description of anyone you see committing a crime or acting suspiciously. If you witness suspicious activity at any time, contact your local police or dial triple zero 000 in the event of an emergency. For non-urgent police matters think Policelink and call 131444. If you have information about these offences report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
By Sergeant Nathan Booth Officer in Charge