”A long way from architecture - part 1”
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
1d ago
Phil Shepherd initially wanted to be an architect, but his career had a different design.  The former Victoria Police Inspector worked special duties in a "Bag-A-Thief" team, and the Homicide Squad before helping set up the Airlie Leadership Centre under Chief Commissioner Christine Nixon. Phil was seconded to the AFP and the Australian Institute of Police Management before returning to Vic Pol to head up the Media Unit and set up his own consultancy.  He reflects on the cases that have stuck with him on The Crime Couch.  Contains Snappy @2021 performed Jonathan Boyle with music ..read more
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”On the road to recovery”
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
1w ago
The Victorian Coroner criticised Victoria Police this week for not banning one-up patrols after Senior Constable Tony Hogarth-Clarke's murder in 2005. This horrendous incident changed Dave Clarke's life. The former Detective Leading Senior Constable was a dear friend and colleague and arrived on the scene minutes after he'd been killed.  Dave suffered ill-health and wrestled with PTSD before leaving the job and joining the AFP on secondment to the Solomon Islands. Dave was awarded a Victoria Police Star Medal for serious injuries sustained whilst on duty and well on his way back to leadin ..read more
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” Cyber-crime time”
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
2w ago
The Crime Couch returns!  Cyber-crime cost us $33 billion dollars last year. Recently, we've seen Optus and Medibank get hacked by cyber criminals. Chris McNaughton says cyber criminals are the new form of organised crime. He claims they have helpdesks and operate as highly sophisticated, big businesses.  The former Victoria Police Detective Leading Senior Constable worked in the Tactical Investigations Group, Sex Crimes and Cyber-Crime Squads. He joined the corporate world before forming his company, SECMON1 and now specialises in fraud, corruption and cyber-crime. Contains Snappy ..read more
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”Painting is just another way of keeping a diary” - Pablo Picasso
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
1M ago
Former Detective Sergeant Mark Bagally is like many of the "D's" I've interviewed on The Crime Couch. He did his time as a tough, hard-nosed  Detective in the Rape, Armed Robbery, Drug and Homicide Squads before leading special duties teams and regional CIU's.  Then one day, the Victoria Police officer put down his gun and handcuffs and picked up a paint brush. After leaving the job in 2016, Mark is now a renown Impressionist painter. He specialises in landscapes, seascapes and street scenes in both oil and watercolour.  The Crime Couch will be taking a month's break after this ..read more
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”Deeds not words” - part 2
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
2M ago
Legendary Wayne "Snapper" Rotherham returns to The Crime Couch to talk about his life in and out of the job. The former Vic Pol Detective Inspector's resume reads like a boy's own adventure. He worked in the Major Crime Squad on some of the biggest crooks in the country. Snapper wrangled with a dangerous crim who broke into his house threatening his family, was in charge of the search for the missing Minister Tim Holding, managed the fires in the state's northeast during Black Saturday and trekked the Kokoda Track fourteen times including several accompanied by his precious daughter and son.&n ..read more
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”Deeds not words” - part 1
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
2M ago
Wayne "Snapper" Rotherham is a legend in the job. The former Detective Inspector's resume reads like a boy's own adventure.  Snapper worked in the Major Crime Squad and has been in more stoushes than he can recall. He's also had multiple threats on his family. Snapper went to London on an extradition, worked on the Russell Street and Turkish Consulate bombings and the infamous "Mad Max".  The ex- Victoria Police officer did a stint in the Solomon Islands, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Samoa. Currently, he's now leading people through the rigors of the Kokoda Track. Contains Snappy @2021 p ..read more
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”I realised I wasn’t in Kansas anymore”
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
2M ago
Chris McNaughton was a Detective Leading Senior Constable experienced in dealing with crims. The former Victoria Police officer worked at the Tactical Investigations Group, Sex Crimes and Cyber-Crime Squads and involved in the arrest of Victor Pearce, Christopher Dean Binse, Peter Gibb and prison officer girlfriend Heather Parker.  Chris joined the corporate world and ran global investigations with GE before forming his own company, SECMON1. He now specialises in fraud, corruption and integrity-type investigations - for a price.  Contains Snappy @2021 performed Jonathan Boyle with mu ..read more
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”Stepping outside his comfort zone”
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
2M ago
Former Inspector Larry Proud could be described as having a "colourful" background. However, that would be unfair as his career is so much more than that.  Larry was one of 32 Victoria Police members charged in the infamous Beach Inquiry. He was completely acquitted and went on to create the first Child Exploitation Unit; Delta Taskforce. He was an instructor at the Police Academy before working in PNG, Samoa and Cambodia. Larry returned to Australia in 1998. he held senior executive roles in domestic and international public safety and justice sector reform before retiring earlier this y ..read more
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”A local hero” - part 2
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
3M ago
This week on The Crime Couch we return to part two of Sergeant Peter "Booter" Anderson's incredible story .  Booter crawled 70 metres under Ballarat's Black Hill Reserve hunting a serial sex offender who'd kidnapped a 16-year-old girl. He was officially recognised for his bravery and determination that day in November 1998. Booter has spent most of his time in Uniform in Victoria's western districts of Ararat, Ballarat and Buninyong.  Contains Snappy @2021 performed Jonathan Boyle with music written by Jonathan Boyle, courtesy of Premium Beat. Post production by Pete Dillon @www.fear ..read more
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”A local hero”- part 1
The Crime Couch with Rochelle Jackson
by boxingjackson
3M ago
Imagine you're crawling in a 100-year-old mining tunnel with a dodgy torch and silent blackness all around. This is what Sergeant Peter "Booter" Anderson faced. He crawled 70 metres under Ballarat's Black Hill Reserve hunting a serial sex offender who'd kidnapped a 16-year-old girl. Booter has spent most of his time in Uniform in Victoria's western districts of Ararat, Ballarat and Buninyong. He was officially recognised for his bravery and determination that day in November 1998. Contains Snappy @2021 performed Jonathan Boyle with music written by Jonathan Boyle, courtesy of Premium Beat. Pos ..read more
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