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A new look for Ballarat police amid virus crisis

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Ballarat's top police officer has warned the public to get used to a different look for her members.

Superintendent Jenny Wilson says in the wake of Covid-19 police could be wearing protective equipment like glasses, gloves, masks and even disposable overalls.
 
Police will also be asking different questions such as: 
  • Do you have the Coronavirus?
  • Have you returned from overseas in the past 14 days?
  • Are you suffering from flu like symptoms?  

Counters at the regions one member and 16 hour stations are now unattended with 24 hour stations remaining open. 

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