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wConstable Mike Stewart was faced with a Co-op store safe-cracking on his first day as Altona’s Policeman in February, 1954.  Safe-crackers had peeled off the outside door of the safe but failed to get inside, where thousands of dollars in cash and cheques were kept.  They took $19 in change and small bills from three tills in the store and scattered $25 in change on the floor around the safe.

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Bernhardt Busch
(1958 to 1962)
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Joe Villeneuve
(1963 to 1977)

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Bob Mart
(1977)
In August, 1977, the Altona Police Department upgraded its communications system by installing a mobile phone in its cruiser car.  Constable Bob Mart demonstrates the phone.  He was later appointed chief of police when Chief Joe Villeneuve resigned.

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Eric Fuellbrandt
(picture taken in 1989)
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Glen Robinson
(1991-2010)
Perry Batchelor
Perry Batchelor
(2010-Present)