WA Police Force Expo
March 01, 2019
We're having an expo! For all the info, click the useful little button below.
New Deputy Commissioner Appointed
March 14, 2019
We are proud to announce the appointment of Col Blanch as Deputy Commissioner (Specialist Services).
Reason to Smile for 98 Year-Old Victim
March 18, 2019
Fremantle Police were instrumental in providing support to a 98 year-old lady who had her purse stolen while shopping.
Paddling in the same direction
March 06, 2019
Evidence that Police Prosecutors and the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) are both swimming against the same tide was evident when the two joined forces to complete the Rottnest Channel Swim.
West Coast's Recruit Training Takeover
February 27, 2019
West Coast Eagles players took over recruit training, sharing their secrets to a winning culture.
Significant Arrests – Rebels OMCG
February 25, 2019
Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang (OMCG) charges after the seizure of Methylamphetamine, Cocaine, Cannabis, firearms and cash.
Operation Celsius - Balga
February 25, 2019
Operation Celsius - Balga, aiming the blowtorch at volume crime.
Breathalyser Straws Reborn
February 18, 2019
Since August 2015, the WA Police Force has been recycling plastic breathalyser straws.
Cash Returned - the Kids are Alright!
February 13, 2019
Mundijong Police have recently returned two large sums of cash, and both instances show there are plenty of community members out there ready and willing to do the right thing.
Wooroloo Guns and Drugs Charges
February 12, 2019
A Kalgoorlie man has been charged with numerous drug and gun possession charges as a result of an operation targeting illegal drugs and stolen property in the Kalgoorlie District.
Man Charged in Orelia Homicide
February 12, 2019
Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man in relation to the death of an 82-year-old Orelia man.
Louise Langhorn Death Investigation
February 11, 2019
Homicide Detectives wish to speak to anyone with information about
30 Years of Constable Care
February 05, 2019
Turning 30 is a big deal, especially if you're the most recogniseable cops in the State.
Australia Day Honours Australian Police Medal
January 25, 2019
The diversity and scope of policing in Western Australia has been captured in the announcement of this year’s Australia Day Honours.
Meet Tarlie - Kimberley's first Aboriginal Cadet
January 17, 2019
Tarlie Bandy is helping strengthen connections with Aboriginal communities in Derby, recently explaining her role with ABC Kimberley.
Operation Bluesun (Firearms) Results
January 03, 2019
Operation Bluesun, targeting illicit firearms in the community, resulted in the seizure of more than 402 firearms and more than 33,000 rounds of ammunition.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018-22 Released
December 20, 2018
We are pleased to release the Western Australia Police Force Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018 - 2022.
Redress Scheme for Medically Retired Police Officers
December 13, 2018
Applications are now open for the WA Government's Redress Scheme for medically retired police officers.
And the Winners are..!
December 06, 2018
Channel Nine Perth and the Western Australia Police Force have celebrated the best of policing with the presentation of this year’s Nine News WA Police Excellence Awards at Crown Perth this morning.
If You're Lost...
November 29, 2018
Summer brings a chance to get out and explore the outback, but it also brings risks if you're not prepared.
Commissioner’s Awards for Bravery 2018
November 15, 2018
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has presented awards to police officers who have put themselves at extreme risk by performing exceptionally brave acts.
November 14, 2018
WA Police Force has initiated Operation Bluesun to tackle the ongoing issue of illicit firearms in the Western Australian community.
2018 AP&ES Games Commence
October 26, 2018
The City of Mandurah could be the safest in Australia for the next week as it plays host to the 2018 Australasian Police & Emergency Services (AP&ES) Games.
Perth Royal Show Thank You
September 11, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force extends a big thank you to everyone who attended the Police Pavilion at this year’s Perth Royal Show and celebrating ‘Policing in Regional WA’ with us.
National Police Remembrance Day
September 28, 2018
Western Australia Police Force Commissioner Chris Dawson and Police and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts have officiated at a ceremony at the Police Academy to acknowledge all police officers who...
September 10, 2018
Homicide Squad Detectives have charged a 24-year-old Bedford man with five counts of murder over the deaths of five people who were located at a home on Coode Street, Bedford on Sunday 9 September, 20...
Wall to Wall Ride
September 10, 2018
The annual Wall To Wall motorcycle ride commenced this morning from the WA Police Academy on the trek to Canberra.
August 28, 2018
This dashcam footage shows just how dangerous fatigue can be on our roads.
The Value of Social Media
August 28, 2018
Our Media and Corporate Communications team recently experienced first-hand the value of using social media to achieve positive policing results.
Remembering Constable Peter Ball
August 07, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force has marked the 20th anniversary of tragic death of Constable Peter Ball.
National Missing Persons Week 2018
August 06, 2018
An insight into our Missing Persons Unit. Please watch until the end... this is an important one.
A New Breed of Police Dogs
July 18, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force has welcomed six new Canine Teams to the frontline.
Operational Restructure Complete
July 12, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force has completed its expansion to eight Metropolitan Policing Districts as of 16 July.
Operational Restructure - Metro District Expansion
July 02, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force has begun expanding the number of Metropolitan Policing Districts from four to eight.
State Operations Command Centre
June 29, 2018
The Western Australia Police Force has established a new State Operations Command Centre (SOCC) to support the expansion to 15 policing districts across the state.
Fees and Charges Changes 2018
June 28, 2018
Changes to Fees and charges for many police services will apply from July 2018.
Julie Cutler Investigation and Reward
June 19, 2018
The State Government has announced a $250,000 reward for information regarding the 1988 disappearance of Julie Cutler.
By the Right...
June 14, 2018
The WA Police Pipe Band has released their 13th album, titled By the Right….
Right People, Right Place, Right Time - Rescue
April 26, 2018
On a Thursday night in January these traffic police officers were in the right place at the right time when 18-month-old Zach was choking on a grape.
WA Police Force Restructure Update
April 05, 2018
The Commissioner of Police has announced details of a significant operational restructure of the Western Australia Police Force.
Lisa Brown Investigation and Reward - watch this video
December 27, 2017
The WA Police Force recently launched a fresh investigation into the disappearance and suspected murder of 19 year old Lisa Jane Brown in November 1998.
December 05, 2017
The Commissioner of Police has announced a number of changes to the Western Australia Police Force following a 'snapshot' review of the organisation.
National Domestic Violence Order Scheme
November 25, 2017
Family violence restraining orders and police orders can now be recognised and enforced across Australia.
Government Reform - Road Safety Commission and WA Police
July 01, 2017
As part of the State Government’s Machinery of Government reform commencing from 1 July 2017, the functions of the Road Safety Commission will be undertaken as a separate portfolio within WA Police.
New 'Meth Truck' Joins the Fight Against Drugs
July 14, 2017
A new weapon has been added to WA Police’s arsenal to stem the flow of meth and other drugs into WA.
Police Star Medal
January 11, 2017
The Western Australia Police Star Medal has been introduced to recognise WA Police personnel who are killed, or seriously injured, while carrying out policing duties.
$100,000 Reward – Valeria Fermendjin Homicide
March 30, 2016
A reward payment of up to $100,000 is now being offered to help solve the murder of Valeria Fermendjin who was killed in her Melville home on 5 January 2016.
Making it tougher for crooks
January 19, 2016
New laws are now in place that impose tougher penalties on home burglaries, but crooks are always motivated by easy targets.
October 09, 2015
The Windows phone version of the Emergency+ smartphone app is now available, making it accessible to more than 98% of the smartphone market.
Policing Major Events Legislation
January 12, 2018
WA Police Force has new legislation for policing major sporting and entertainment events in Western Australia
Commissioner's NAIDOC Week Speech
July 13, 2018
Commissioner Chris Dawson today issued an apology on behalf of the Western Australia Police Force to Indigenous people.