Nine News Police Excellence Awards winners announced

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The Western Australia Police Force and Nine Perth are excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Nine News WA Police Excellence Awards, who were celebrated and presented with their prizes at a special breakfast event at Crown Perth.

The winner of the individual category was Senior Constable Sam Lim, from Diversity & Engagement Unit. The award recognises his exemplary service and dedication to multicultural and diverse communities in Western Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The winners of the team category were South Hedland Police Station, Pilbara District. The officers in this team have been praised for their passion, care and bravery in a number of critical incidents. The team have increased public confidence and are committed to keeping the town safe.

Finalists in the individual category were:
• Sergeant Brian Beck, In Service Training Unit, Police Academy
• Sergeant Gary Benzies, Mandurah District Office, Mandurah District

Get to know our individual category winner and finalists:


Finalists in the team category were:

  • Cockburn Police Station, Fremantle District
  • Halls Creek Police Station, Kimberley District

Get to know our team category winner and finalists:



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