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Episode 21: Working in forensics
Today’s guest will be talking to us about what it is like working for forensics services.
Constable Tania Curtis is a skilled forensic practitioner, inspirational leader and mentor who has been recognised across the country for her expertise in
forensics. She has worked on some interesting cases in her time and will no doubt have some stories to tell.
Episode 20: Working in Search and Rescue
We’ve got a lot of talented officers at Tas Police, and they all dedicate their skills and expertise to helping others and keeping people safe every day.
Today’s guests take that to the next level, often delving into the remote Tasmanian wilderness – some of Australia’s most rugged and unforgiving terrain - to track down and rescue people who have found themselves in life threatening situations.
We have search and rescue crews across the state, ready to jump into action when people are missing, when bushwalks take a dangerous turn or when something goes wrong on the water.
Kristy Eyles and Callum Herbert are both experienced officers who have more than a few stories up their sleeves.
Today we’ll find out about some of their most memorable rescues, why they love the job and how their careers at Tas Police have progressed to get them where they are today.
Episode 19: Behind the scenes of a murder investigation
Detective Sergeant Leah Adams is an experienced investigator at Tas Police. In this episode, Leah is going to take us along with her as she's called in to investigate a suspicious death. We’ll get to follow the case as it unfolds, and we'll go behind the scenes to find out what it’s really like to work as a detective on a murder case.
Episode 18: On the fast track
If you love your job as a police officer but can hear the Tasmanian lifestyle calling, this episode of the podcast is for you as we are going to be talking to Senior Constable William Broadbridge who made the move from NSW Police.
We often talk about how people can become police officers once they finish school, or if they want to change careers, but some people might be surprised to know we also have a recruit course available for existing police officers in other jurisdictions across Australia and New Zealand.
We call it our accelerated training, or fast track program.
It runs for 12 weeks and includes modules on Tasmanian legislation and Tasmania Police policy and procedures, as well as physical training and instruction on firearms and operational safety tactics.
We’ll find out what the application process and training course for fast track recruits is like, as well as hear about what policing is like on the north east coast of Tasmania.
Episode 17: I used to be a dolphin trainer
We often say Tasmania Police officers come from all walks of life, with diverse experiences behind them, so we thought it was about time we chatted to one of our officers about their life before policing, and how they navigated the career change.
In this episode, we’re talking to a former dolphin trainer.
In 2014, Constable Nikki Mackintosh decided it was time for something new, swapping her blue-finned friends for a blue Tasmania Police uniform.
🚔 If you are interested in joining Tas Police, head to our website to learn more about the process, and what a career at Tas Police could do for you.
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On This is Tas Police we speak to a wide range of Tasmanian police officers who share their stories and experiences on the job. You will find out their reasons for joining the police services and what motivates them every day. You'll also get a sneak peek behind the scenes of the officers who work for Tasmania Police.