All sworn police officers within the Western Australia Police have ranks. An officer's rank will be displayed on their epaulettes.
WA Police organisation structure (A3 PDF 41kb)
Including remaining Aboriginal Police Liaison Officers their main role is to supervise and mentor junior officers.
Their main role is similar to that of a senior constable and it is of a mentoring nature.
Constable: Generally front line officers working closely with seasoned officers in a patrol and inquiry capacity.
Cadet: Cadets are not fully sworn and therefore do not have conferred upon them the full powers of constable, under the Police Act.