Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the Tasmanian Police Gazettes (in the earliest years called 'Reports of Crime') to include the following information that will usually list names and sometimes personal details, descriptions with photograph, addresses and/or occupations may be an added bonus for the researcher:
Example taken from the 17 July 1905 issue:
HOBART DISTRICT.-Enquiry is requested by the Superintendentof Police as to the whereabouts of one Charles Stothard, an Englishman, age about 55 years, height 5 feet 9 inches, fair complexion ; a ship carpenter by trade, generally works at carpentering ; has resided at Beaconsfield, Latrobe, Lottah and Pyengana. Enquiry at the instance of his wife, who resides in Victoria.
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