Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

New Cop Takes Post; Former Sydneysider Brings Regional, City Experience

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

New Cop Takes Post; Former Sydneysider Brings Regional, City Experience

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Byline: Claudia Jambor claudia.jambor@northernstar.com.au

TRACKING down terror suspects and helping solve major murder investigations serve as a captivating glimpse into the experience of Lismore's newest police inspector.

After nearly a decade of city policing, when "a career opportunity to come back to the country" was presented to Inspector David Vandergriend, his family of four jumped at the chance to move from Sydney to the North Coast.

An eagerness to tackle a new challenge and to provide "a better quality of life" for his family were the main reasons behind Insp Vandergriend's decision to take up the rare senior management position with the Richmond Local Area Command.

Just three weeks into working at Lismore police station, Insp Vandergriend hoped the Northern Rivers could be home permanently.

His seven year stint in Sydney included working at the Harbourside Local Area Command covering busy inner city areas such as the Sydney Harbour foreshores and Mosman. …

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