Report on I. The efficiency of the police force in connexion with the repression of crime. II. The present condition, organization and administration of the said force : with appendix and minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Royal Commission on the Victorian Police Force (1905-06)
Other Authors: Billson, Alfred Arthur, 1858-1930, Billson, John William, 1862-1924, Cameron, James, 1846-1922, Carlisle, John Joseph, 1863-1929, Duffus, James Francis, 1853?-1923, McKenzie, Hugh, 1853-1942, Smith, David, 1861-1943
Published: Melbourne : J. Kemp, Acting Government Printer, 1906
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1906, no. 10
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Commission comprised: James Cameron (Chairman), Alfred Arthur Billson, John William Billson, John Joseph Carlisle, James Francis Duffus, Hugh McKenzie and David Smith.
Witnesses examined: Harry Robert Alcock (mounted drill inspector St Kilda Rd), Michael Joseph Bannon (detective), Richard John Batchelor (Constable), William John Beck (police inspector), James T. Beckett (Age reporter), John Bedell (chief clerk Police Dept.), Clement Bell (constable), Patrick Boardman (bookmaker), John Robert Borritt (auctioneer), John Bowman (constable), Henry Edward Brabazon (Accident Branch N.Z. Insurance Co.), Thomas Brady (sr. constable), Joseph Brown (ex-police superintendent), Thomas M. Burke (manager Civil Service Stores), George Henry Butler (district supt. Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board), Patrick Byrne (sergeant-in-charge Russell St.), Arthur Albert Calwell (watch-house keeper Bourke St. West), Samuel Pearce Carey (Baptist minister), John Charles Carter (detective), Henry Cawsey (inspector-in-charge No. 1 Division), William Henry Johnston Campbell (auctioneer), Hussey Malone Chomley (ex-Chief Police Commissioner), John Mitchell Christie (detective inspector), Everett Richard Clark (confectioner), William Colenso (grain expert), Phillip Commons (Supt. Police), John Richard Considine (constable Criminal Investigation branch), John Costello (collector), William John Costello (sergeant), Frederick William Crawford (constable), William John Crooks (sr. constable), Richard Armstrong Crouch (solicitor), Cornelius Crowe (proprietor of a night patrol), John Bassett Cullen (law clerk), Margaret Culleton (licensee Warrnambool Hotel), Andrew J. Curran (constable), James Joseph Don (constable), Thomas Henry Davies (clerk of works), Frederick Henry Davis (constable), William Davis (fruit salesman), Joseph William Dixon (barrister & solicitor), John Donegan (jeweller), John Donnelly (manager Auburn Carriage Works), Charles J. Duke (ship providore), Arthur Eggleston Dungey (sub-inspector police), James Dwyer (ex-sr. Constable), Patrick Joseph Dwyer (police magistrate), Ernest Ellory, Andrew James Fiske (liverystable keeper),cJohn William Fleming (bootmaker), Charles William Fletcher (secretary), Robert Fryer (detective), Samuel Fripp (manager Rocke Tompsitt & Co.), Michael Arthur Galvin (constable), David Gaunson (barrister & solicitor), Henry Geelan (constable), Henry John Gillard (boilermaker), Walter W. Gillard (printer), Lawrence [or Laurence?] Gleeson (police inspector), Edwin Clarence Graves (police inspector), Edward John Day Guinness (Crown Solicitor), Richard Hamilton (ex-inspecting supt. police), William Hamilton (Sec. St. John Ambulance), Frank Hemmy (accountant Police Dept.), Reubin Hibberd (sergeant), John Hogan (retired civil servant), Louisa Hogan (wife John Hogan), James Irwin (ex-Sergeant), George Ethelbert Lawson (Sec. Drivers and Cab-owners' Society), Angus Macdonald (accountant), Charles Mackinnon (police inspector), Bert Mafferzoni (plain-clothes constable), Michael Mahony (inspecting supt. of police), Francis Joseph Mercovich (constable), John Milne (police supt.) Thomas Edwin Monahan (Herald reporter), Frederick Bryer Morris (gunsmith), Harry Lyon Moss (financier), George Frederick Read Murphy (police magistrate), George Musgrove (theatrical entrepeneur), Edward McDonald (retired civil servant), James Robert McFarlane, James McGinley & David Edward McGrath (all constables), Patrick William McGrath (Sec. United Carters and Drivers' Union), Robert McHugh (ex-police inspector), Patrick McManamny (detective sergeant), Alfred James Nance (sanitary engineer), John Francis Nelly (medical practitioner), John Nicholls (herbalist & money lender), Michael Robertson Nolan (sergeant), Thomas O'Callaghan (Chief Police Commissioner), David George O'Donnell (detective sergeant), Michael O'Heare (ex-sergeant) George Oliver (police supt.), Harry Albert Osgood (contractor), Frederick C. Paine (employe Metropolitan Fire Brigade Board), Joseph Anderson Panton (police magistrate), William George Parkin (sr. constable), Herbert Peake (printer), Philip Daniel Phillips (manager Federal Tinsmiths' Co.), David Phillips (solicitor), David Marshall Porter (Constable), William Plowman (Manager Fiske Bros.), John Claude Raby (Hon. Sec. Public Morals League), William Reynolds (clerk), Joseph Robartson (constable), George Ernest Roberts (ex-MLA), McPherson Robertson (confectioner), Howard Robertson (confectioner), Joseph Rogers (constable), William Rogerson (sergeant), Samuel Albert Rosa (Journalist), Percy Joseph Russell (solicitor), John Sadleir (ex-police supt.), Alfred George Sainsbury (supt. Criminal Investigation Branch), Michael F. Sexton (Detective), Robert Sharp (ex-police supt.), Edward Andrew Smart (solicitor), James Stapleton (sr. constable), Albert Edwin Strickland (constable), Moss Smith, Richard Thomas Tapper (constable), Michael Tevlin (sergeant), C. D. Toolin (ex-managing clerk), Henry Toole (constable), John Trainor (journalist), Alfred Tratford (constable), Albert Edward Tucker (plain clothes constable), James Tucker (constable), Ernest L. Watson (Baptist minister), Arthur Tyler Whiting (mercantile broker), Alfred Edward Whitney (police inspector) and Edgar Wilkins MLA
Physical Description: xxx, 659p. ; 34cm.