Rural crime affects the lifestyle and financial well-being of those who work and live in our rural communities. Theft and malicious damage to livestock and equipment costs farmers millions of dollars annually in revenue and loss of productivity.

Download the rural crime prevention brochure​ to learn how to protect your livestock and livelihood.

Contact us

State Coordinator, Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad - Detective Inspector Mick Dowie, Homicide Group, State Crime Command, (07) 3364 4150

Regional Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squads: 

Forest Hill            5465 4200Toowoomba            4631 6710
Roma                  4622 9350Charleville                4654 1200
Kingaroy              4162 2111 Rockhampton          4932 1530
Longreach           4652 7202Charters Towers     4787 1333
Cloncurry            4742 2918Mareeba                  4092 4700

If you see or hear about unusual movements of stock, vehicles or people record the time, date, location, description of vehicle, registration number and description of person/s and contact police or Crime Stoppers.