Urgent Appeal: Support Needed for Veteran RFPA Member and His Wife

Dear RFPA Community, We urgently seek your assistance for Mahendra Blackman, a Vietnam Veteran and a dedicated 28-year veteran of the NSW Police Force, including service with the Highway Patrol in the Tweed Heads area. https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/tweed-heads/retired-police-recognised-for-work/news-story/7d183ca3a27c53afdd089650e2e57531 Mahendra and his wife, Gina, were on a long-planned dream cruise along the coast of Canada and Alaska when…

Bob Drew Benefit Auction – 17th May 2024

The Auction for the Bob Drew benefit is now open for online bidding. The auction will be conducted on Friday 17th May 2024. Please go to the link below for all information re the Auction and a list of 17 unique items that will be auctioned. ROBERT (BOB) DREW BENEFIT AUCTION “A BENEFIT EVENT FOR…

BEYOND THE BADGE HELD AT ALBURY ON 9TH & 10TH APRIL 2024.

A very successful Beyond the Badge program in the regional area at Albury on Tuesday & Wednesday this week with 10 former or transitioning participants filling the class.  8 from NSW Police and 2 from VicPol.  All participants were very positive about their ability to move forward and transition to a new career with the…

Friendship Week 2024 – 16th March 2024

Members of friends. Just a short note with update re Friendship Week 2024, Foster/Tuncurry. At this time there are 62 booked in for the week.  Happy hours each afternoon from 5pm at a suitable location in the park. On Sunday the 17 March there will be a lunch time bar b que, for all attending…

National Police Service Medal

The following article written by Mark BURGESS shows what our Associationhas achieved in terms of formal recognition for thousands of NSW PoliceOfficers and Police all over Australia.  The National Police ServiceMedal was instituted in 2011. Described in the Prime Minister andCabinet site as ‘recognising the special status that sworn officers havebecause of their role in…

2024 RFPA AGM

Monday 29th July, 2024 RFPA AGM 10am at Club York. Details under the Events option.

Dareton Police Station – Research Project

RFPA Member Ron McSPORRAN is researching staffing of Dareton Police Station from early years, with a view to using his findings in the celebration of the centenary of the station later this year.Anyone with information is asked to contact Ron at

Investigator Opportunities

My name is Leyanne Corcoran, I am from Allied Universal Compliance and Investigations. My role is Investigator Resourcing and Training. Allied Universal Compliance and Investigations is the national leader in the insurance investigation industry, with over 35 years’ experience and numerous long-standing clients. We are currently looking for factual investigators located in NSW to join…