Edward "Ned" Kelly, 6/11/1855 - 11/11/1880, considered to be merely a cold-blooded cop killer, others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class. After an incident at his home, police searched for him in the bush. After killing 3 policemen, the colony proclaimed Kelly a wanted outlaws. Kelly was captured on 6/28/1880, convicted of murder and hanged. This picture was taken the day before his execution.

Edward "Ned" Kelly, 6/11/1855 - 11/11/1880, considered to be merely a cold-blooded cop killer, others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance against the Anglo-Australian ruling class. After an incident at his home, police searched for him in the bush. After killing 3 policemen, the colony proclaimed Kelly a wanted outlaws. Kelly was captured on 6/28/1880, convicted of murder and hanged. This picture was taken the day before his execution.

Australian bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly's original, full set of homemade plate armor.

Australian bushranger and outlaw Ned Kelly's original, full set of homemade plate armor.

If police are unable to catch a suspect or solve a crime, they may offer a reward for information. The NSW Police Service website currently lists 86 rewards of $50,000 to $500,000 for various crimes and suspects, which is meant to act as an incentive for people to dob-in offenders. But questions have been raised about the effectiveness of rewards in bringing offenders to justice, and the fairness of offering rewards for some crimes but nothing for others. Our latest blog has more.

If police are unable to catch a suspect or solve a crime, they may offer a reward for information. The NSW Police Service website currently lists 86 rewards of $50,000 to $500,000 for various crimes and suspects, which is meant to act as an incentive for people to dob-in offenders. But questions have been raised about the effectiveness of rewards in bringing offenders to justice, and the fairness of offering rewards for some crimes but nothing for others. Our latest blog has more.

Ned Kelly, Australia's most well-known and mythical bushranger at 19years old.Police mugshot

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly's remains to go to family

Ned Kelly, Australia's most well-known and mythical bushranger at 19years old.Police mugshot

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