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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?

Work underway to convert the disused station building at Ascot Vale into a PSO pod

Wednesday 9 April 2014 08:16 AM
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Disused station office at Ascot Vale being converted into a PSO pod

Wednesday 9 April 2014 08:16 AM
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PSO pod incorporated into the new station building at West Footscray

Sunday 6 April 2014 12:14 PM
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Second door into the PSO pod at Tottenham station

This one is from the citybound platform - the shiny new door threshold is the giveaway

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:59 AM
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Split-system air conditioner for the PSO offices at Tottenham station

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:59 AM
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PSO pod retrofitted into the otherwise unused station building at Tottenham

The 'NO ENTRY' sign is a dead giveaway, as are the door thresholds

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:59 AM
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Fitting out the abandoned station office at Kensington as a PSO pod

Friday 14 March 2014 08:41 AM
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Fitting out the abandoned station office at Kensington as a PSO pod

Friday 14 March 2014 08:39 AM
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Second door into the future Kensington station PSO pod

Friday 14 March 2014 08:37 AM
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Protective Services Officer recruitment poster onboard a tram

Wednesday 5 February 2014 15:29 PM
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PSO pod inside the disused station building at Blackburn platform 3

Tuesday 7 January 2014 20:57 PM
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PSO pod on the island platform at Camberwell

The giant cube is beige coloured to fit in with the 'heritage' station

Tuesday 7 January 2014 18:05 PM
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PSO pod on the citybound platform at Burnley

Tuesday 7 January 2014 17:55 PM
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PSO pod under construction on the up platform at Highett

Saturday 4 January 2014 11:51 AM
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Protective Services Officers still on the beat at West Footscray station, despite the platforms being closed for RRL works

Sunday 29 December 2013 18:41 PM
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Protective Services Officer recruitment billboard beside the Eastlink freeway

Saturday 9 November 2013 15:47 PM
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PSOs on the beat at Werribee station

Wednesday 6 November 2013 22:19 PM
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Protective Services Officer recruitment advertisement in the mX newspaper

Back in October 2013

Tuesday 29 October 2013 18:25 PM
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Protective Services Officer recruitment poster onboard a Comeng train

Wednesday 23 October 2013 20:01 PM
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PSO pod in the station forecourt of the citybound platform

Sunday 20 October 2013 21:07 PM
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The PSO pod at Coburg station provides a great blind spot for prowlers to pounce on departing passengers

Sunday 20 October 2013 21:06 PM
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Two men running a Protective Services Officer recruitment drive outside Newmarket station during the evening peak

Tuesday 8 October 2013 18:23 PM
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PSO pod on the island platform at Narre Warren

Saturday 14 September 2013 10:42 AM
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PSO pod on the island platform at Narre Warren

Saturday 14 September 2013 10:42 AM
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