The Victoria Police Museum and Historical Services Unit manages an extensive archive of documents, images and artefacts relating to the history of policing in Victoria.

Please email your request to 

Or send your correspondence to:

Research Officer
Victoria Police Museum and Historical Services
637 Flinders Street
Docklands VIC 3008

Please note: fees may apply.

Please be advised that due to the high number of research requests we receive and the nature of our work, your query may take several weeks to be completed. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Other Sources of Information

Victoria Police does not hold much historical information relating to individual crimes or prisoners. For such information it is best to use the resources of the following organisations. 

Public Records Office of Victoria -

State Library of Victoria -

National Library of Australia -

Research Tomes