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Protective Services Officers

Putting Protective Services Officers at each of Melbourne's 200-odd railway stations was the brainchild of Ted Baillieu and his 'OMG the rail network is swarming with evildoers so each station needs two guys with guns' policy of the 2010 State Election. In reality a handful of stations need the riot squad and the rest see no crime, but since when has a politician backed down from their stupid promises?

Cleaners at work at the PSO pod at St Albans

Thursday 19 March 2015 09:13 AM
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(1 time this month, 49 times this year)

PSO pod retrofitted into the platform 1 station building at Kooyong

Friday 13 March 2015 08:55 AM
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PSO pod on platform 2 at Gardiner station

Friday 13 March 2015 08:04 AM
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PSO pod retrofitted into platform 2 at Carnegie station

Friday 6 March 2015 14:50 PM
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(1 time this month, 64 times this year)

PSO pod retrofitted into the station building at Sandown Park

Friday 6 March 2015 14:30 PM
Viewed 722 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 59 times this year)

PSO pod on platform 3 at Dandenong

Friday 6 March 2015 10:46 AM
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PSO pod on the concourse at Springvale

Friday 6 March 2015 10:22 AM
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PSO pod on platform 1 at Westall

Friday 6 March 2015 10:01 AM
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PSO pod on platform 1 at Clayton

Friday 6 March 2015 09:57 AM
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Heritage-styled PSO pod on platform 2 and 3 at Malvern

Friday 6 March 2015 09:41 AM
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PSO pod under construction at Auburn station

Tuesday 17 February 2015 18:23 PM
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PSO pod under construction at Auburn station

Tuesday 17 February 2015 18:23 PM
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(2 times this month, 59 times this year)

PSO pod retrofitted onto platform 1 at Watergardens station

Monday 16 February 2015 18:40 PM
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So that's where the PSOs are - noting down the registration plates in the station car park

Apparently they radio the details to the local police to run through the computer for any outstanding fines or warrants, so that a squad car can pick up the owner once they return.

Wednesday 11 February 2015 18:50 PM
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(4 times this month, 81 times this year)

No PSOs to be found on the station platform or concourse

Wednesday 11 February 2015 18:49 PM
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(3 times this month, 51 times this year)

PSOs noting down the registration plates of parked cars at a railway station car park

Apparently they radio the details to the local police to run through the computer for any outstanding fines or warrants, so that a squad car can pick up the owner once they return.

Tuesday 10 February 2015 17:54 PM
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PSO pod on the platform at St Albans station

Saturday 7 February 2015 08:37 AM
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PSO pod retrofitted into the platform 1 station building at Seddon

Monday 2 February 2015 07:07 AM
Viewed 753 times
(1 time this week, 74 times this year)

PSO pod added to the car park side of the Upfield station building

Monday 26 January 2015 15:41 PM
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(1 time this month, 47 times this year)

PSO pod under construction on the platform at Keon Park

Monday 26 January 2015 15:26 PM
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PSO pod under construction on the platform at Keon Park

Monday 26 January 2015 15:19 PM
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PSO pod retrofitted into the station building at Ruthven

Monday 26 January 2015 15:10 PM
Viewed 615 times
(1 time this month, 54 times this year)

PSO pod added to Balaclava platform 1

Friday 19 December 2014 18:28 PM
Viewed 675 times
(1 time this month, 45 times this year)

PSO pod retrofitted into the second story of the station building at Hawksburn

Friday 28 November 2014 07:08 AM
Viewed 838 times
(1 time this month, 68 times this year)

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