Project Unite staff teamed up with Gold Coast officers, specialist units and partner agencies to deliver one of it’s largest crime prevention enforcement’s to date on the Gold Coast yesterday, Queensland Police say.
Officers from the Project Unite team, Gold Coast District, Road Policing, Rail Squad, Water Police, Mounted Unit, Dog Squad, and Polair were joined by Translink, Glink and the City of Gold Coast during the operation.
Project Unite is a collaborative crime prevention strategy aimed at detecting and deterring all forms of criminality, from minor offences to terrorism.
Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said the Sentinel Unite team will continue to be proactive in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games.
“Our message is Sentinel Unite will deploy anywhere, anytime,” Deputy Commissioner Gollschewski said.
Lasts night’s operation saw 14 people arrested across the Coast, from Helensvale to Broadbeach, for matters ranging from traffic infringements to property offences.
503 RBT’s were conducted and 11 Traffic Infringement Notices issued.
Police, Translink and GLink officers also issued a number of Rail Infringements as well as warnings.
Officers chatted to over 2500 members of the community providing information and encouraging them to take responsibility for contributing to the security of themselves, their business and their communities.
If you see anything that doesn’t add up, speak up by calling the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers.