Qld Police unveil special commemorative cars for Anzac Day [photos]

THE Queensland Police Service has unveiled two new special Anzac Day commemorative patrol cars in honour of those killed during World War One.

The vehicles are based in Brisbane and at Townsville and will be shown-off at a number of events, including in official Anzac Day marches and on National Police Remembrance Day.

Road Policing Command Assistant Commissioner Mike Keating launched the Brisbane vehicle at the Nundah Anzac memorial yesterday.


(Source: Supplied / Queensland Police Service)

Assistant Commissioner Keating said the vehicles were a small token to remember the biggest sacrifice an officer could make.

“The Anzac centenary is a fitting time to remember the 30 officers from the Queensland Police Service who were killed in action or died of wounds or illness during the First World War,” he said.

(Source: Supplied / Queensland Police Service)

“The Queensland Police Service stands with the rest of the community in remembering the Australians who are serving, have served, and those who have died, in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations involving our armed forces.

“Queensland police and volunteers from the State Emergency Service will continue a long and proud tradition of supporting our servicemen and women, and our local communities, during Anzac Day commemorations throughout the state.”

(Source: Supplied / Queensland Police Service)

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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