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Queensland Police Museum’s SUNDAY LECTURE SERIES
September 29 - September 29 | 11:00am - 12:30pm| Free
State Search and Rescue
with Senior Sergeant Jim Whitehead
Sunday, 29 September 2019 | 11:00am to 12:30pm
Police HQ, 200 Roma Street,
Brisbane QLD 4000
State Search and Rescue Coordination ensures that Queensland has a robust and capable Search and Rescue System. Queensland averages 3.2 search and rescue incidents daily and is responsible for the safe location and recovery of approximately 2,200 people annually, in marine, land and aviation incidents The Coordinator and Training Officer provides effective support and strategic direction to search and rescue services by working in partnership with all emergency services to ensure a safer Queensland community.
Senior Sergeant Jim Whitehead is the State Search and Rescue Coordinator and Training Officer within the Specialist Services Group. He will discuss the Search and Rescue System in Australia and how it works, talk about the methods of determining a search area and will look at some case studies of searches for missing people.
This one-and-a-half-hour presentation will start at 11am on Sunday, 29 September and will be both informative and educational, and is suitable for any audience.
The Museum opens its doors to the public on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 3pm from February to November in addition to the standard Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm opening hours. Monthly Sunday openings feature guest speakers from across the historical and crime-solving spectrums.
PLEASE NOTE: The Police Museum will open on Sunday, 29 September
from 10am to 3pm, and is located on the ground floor of
Police Headquarters, 200 Roma Street, Brisbane.