​Below are 16 stories from 1867 to 2011. For many more policing stories please visit the the QPM Blog​.

1867

The murder of Constables John Power and Patrick Cahill by Gold Commissioner Thomas Griffin.

1867 Power and Cahill

1872

Woogaroo / Goodna Police Station.

1872 Goodna

1883

The murder of William Dwyer by Wild Toby.

1883 William Dwyer

1898

The Gatton Murders - still unsolved.

1898 Gatton Murders

1906

The first fingerprint comparison success.

1906 First Fingerprint

1909

Rewan, the first dedicated police horse stud.

1909 Rewan

1926

Police officers disguised as “hobos”  'jump the rattler' to detect breaches of the railway laws.

1926 Jumping the Rattler

1932

A riot at Parramatta Park  in Cairns during the depression.

1932 Parramatta Park Riot.pdf

1943

A cyclone almost blows Coen away.

1943 Coen Cyclone

1952

A murder charge leads to the use of a very unusual piece of evidence.

1952 Unusual Evidence

1964

Police officers swap patrolling Queensland for the streets of Cyprus.

1964 Policing Cyprus

1976

The Emergency Squad leaps into action during a siege and hostage situation.

1976 Spring Hill Seige

1988

Queen Elizabeth comes to open Expo ’88 and police are on hand to maintain the security of the event.

1988 Policing Expo 88

1990

The purpose built Queensland Police Headquarters building is the last in a long line of such organisational locations.

1990 QPS Headquarters

2001

The Wildlife Response Unit does its best to stop poachers from taking wildlife and selling it onto the highest bidder.

2001 Wildlife Response Unit

2011

The brave rescue of stranded passengers from a raging creek at Wujul Wujul.

2011 Wujul Wujul Rescue