Police gazettes, which in the earliest years were called Reports of Crime, provided information and instructions to members of the police force, but also included information about many members of the community – be it because they were interrogated or convicted of a crime, or because they had reported or were victims of a crime.
The gazette will usually have names and personal details, such as occupation and address. Many times there are also detailed descriptions with photographs that cannot be found elsewhere.
The following information and topics are included in the gazettes:
Police gazettes are wonderful genealogy tools for anyone with ancestry in Tasmania. If you're exploring your family history or building a family tree, these police gazettes are a must.
The digital images in this collection are presented in PDF form. Searching through a PDF can be different from searching through other record sets.
You can also narrow your search by year or page number.