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AustraliaNew frontline recruits revealed at Victorian prison

13:56  09 january  2019
13:56  09 january  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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The Victorian Government has made a commitment to implement various parole system reforms that have resulted in a number of roles being required “Eight years ago, I joined Corrections Victoria as a prison officer. I saw the role as an opportunity to start a new career in an area that provided stability

Victorian prison policy is an important topic in this story. Alternatively, the lesson could be seen as an aspect of Victorian Britain, showing as it does, the prevailing attitudes to crime and human nature. It also reveals the Victorians ’ determination, once faced with a problem, to work with energy and

The newest recruits to Victoria's prison system have hit the ground running on all four legs.

A team of 11 dogs and their human handlers are highly skilled and ready to work after graduating from intensive training courses, preparing them for the frontline.

The specialists dogs are trained to take down dangerous offenders, as well as sniff out contraband and illicit drugs.

New frontline recruits revealed at Victorian prison © 9NEWS The new recruits are of the four-legged kind.

The metropolitan remand centre was the scene of the state's largest prison riot in 2015 when hundreds of prisoners caused $12 million dollars damage.

This specialist team of skilled operators has almost doubled since then in a bid to avoid a repeat of the chaos.

There's now 50 dogs and 150 humans working in the security and emergency services group which carry out operations at prisons right across the state.

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An Australian soldier has died during a routine training exercise at an Army base in Victoria. An Australian soldier has died during a routine training exercis The unnamed soldier collapsed while training at the Puckapunyal base in the state’s north yesterday morning. Defence personnel attempted to resuscitate him before paramedics arrived. "Defence can confirm an Australian Army soldier died yesterday morning at the Puckapunyal Military Training Area, Victoria," a Department of Defence spokesman told 9News.

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