All proceeds from the sale of the below items will assist the FQPM to preserve the Queensland Police history for future generations. Much of our merchandise become collectors items making them more valuable once supplies run out.
FQPM merchandise and a range of other Queensland Police Service memorabilia can be purchased directly from QSHOP which is conveniently located next to the Queensland Police Museum on the ground floor of Queensland Police Service headquarters, 200 Roma Street, Brisbane. The QSHOP is open to the public each Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am – 2 pm. The QSHOP can be contacted at [email protected]
Members of the FQPM are eligible for a members discount on all FQPM merchandise by contacting Melissa Kirkpatrick at Queensland Police Service Headquarters: (P) +61 7 3364 4464 (F) +61 7 3364 4053 (E) [email protected] Orders can be either posted (postage extra) or picked up from Melissa at Queensland Police Service Headquarters, 200 Roma Street, Brisbane 4000. Do not forget to ask for your members discount. Alternatively, any queries regarding FQPM merchandise can be made to [email protected]
These stubby holders depict the five varieties of Queensland Police hat badge that have existed since 1884.
How to order and pay for stubby holders
To order stubby holders directly from the FQPM, send an email to [email protected] advising of the number of coolers desired and your postal address. You will be advised of the cost of the cooler/s and postage and you can then pay by one of the payment options.
FQPM Challenge Coins
These 42mm challenge coins are beautifully finished in silver cupro-nickel and come in a clear protective cover. The obverse side depicts the badge of the FQPM which is based on the Queensland Police helmet badge in use from 1906 – 1960. The reverse side depicts the current Queensland Police Service badge which was introduced in 1990.
Women in Policing
These limited edition coins are the same size and quality finish as the standard FQPM challenge coins. The obverse side depicts the badge of the FQPM which is based on the Queensland Police helmet badge in use from 1906 – 1960. The reverse side depicts a policewoman directing traffic. It recognises just one of the many roles women play in the Queensland Police Service. The image is based on a photograph of a policewoman from the 1980s.
Forensic Crash Unit
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Queensland Police Service Forensic Crash Unit, a new challenge coin has been struck. Similar in size and finish as the standard FQPM challenge coins, the reverse side depicts a silver raised 3D image of an Accident Investigation Squad vehicle from the 1980s and two investigators. Since its inception on 1 June 1970, the original Traffic Accident Appreciation Squad has gone through several name changes (Traffic Accident Investigation Squad, Accident Investigation Squad) and it is now know as the Forensic Crash Unit. A background article on the Forensic Crash Unit is in the Friends’ Gazette (FQPM newsletter), No.4 of 2020 edition. The Forensic Crash Unit challenge coin is now available.
Queensland Mounted Police
To acknowledge the contribution that horses made to policing in Queensland since 1864, a new challenge coin has been struck. Similar in size and finish as the standard FQPM challenge coins, the reverse side depicts a silver raised 3D image of a mounted constable (circa 1950) in the police paddock at Oxley near the current site of the Queensland Police Academy.
How to order and pay for challenge coins
To order challenge coins directly from the FQPM, send an email to [email protected] advising of the type of coin desired (e.g. Women in Policing), the number of coins and your postal address. You will be advised of the cost of the coin/s and postage and you can then pay by one of the payment options.