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Historic Events

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The Northern Territory Police Force is the oldest institution in the Territory.

It has a rich and diverse history dating back to 1870.

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Key dates in the history of the Northern Territory Police Force

Milestone events in the Territory

NT Police History

1800's to 1900
1900's to 2000
Key dates

Manuscripts

While the effects of war were not so dramatically felt in the NT in World War I there were a number of police who served their country and in some cases died. Visit the World War I page for more details.

The NT Police are the only police force to face direct action from a foreign enemy.   Members of the Northern Territory Police served in military and civilian roles during the war.  Visit the World War II page for more details.

McLaren Manuscript

WWI & WWII

WWI and WWII

While the effects of war were not so dramatically felt in the NT in World War I there were a number of police who served their country and in some cases died. Visit the World War I page for more details.

The NT Police are the only police force to face direct action from a foreign enemy.   Members of the Northern Territory Police served in military and civilian roles during the war.  Visit the World War II page for more details.

Sport

Police have been involved in playing, umpiring and organising sporting activities since the inception of policing in the NT.   In some cases this is part of official duty and in many other instances is part of their personal lives.

 

Some examples are:

  • Police and Citizens Youth Club (PCYC)

  • Police Boys Club

  • Police Rugby Club

  • Police Dragon Boat Racing

  • Police Games

  • Physical Training (Cadets / Recruits)

  • Charity Events

  • Umpires and Officials

  • Motorcycle Riding - see Primo Bonato

  • Horse Racing - see Harts Range Police v Bushies Race

Sport
Weather Events

Weather Events

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