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  • A greater police presence on the streets

    The WA Police Union represents more than 6,500 police officers, police auxiliary officers and police cadets across the State. WAPU supports all Members and always acts in their best interests.

  • Strength in unity

    98 per cent of WA police officers are WA Police Union Members. WAPU assists Members by providing a range of services including industrial, legal and welfare.

State Election looms

State Election looms

By President George Tilbury This month, Police News has a distinct election flavour. Our election coverage includes includes a ‘Q & A’ with all police-associated candidates and a look at the key ... Read more

WAPU 2017 Pre-Election Submission

WAPU 2017 Pre-Election Submission

The WA Police Union launched its 2017 Pre-Election Submission at the 80th Annual Conference on November 28, 2016. The Submission outlines 22 Recommendations to improve policing for both Members and t ... Read more

Pre-Election Submission - Sitting Members who failed to meet with WAPU

Pre-Election Submission - Sitting Members who failed to meet with WAPU

Following the release of our 2017 Pre-Election Submission in November 2016, the WA Police Union invited all sitting Members of Parliament to arrange meetings with WAPU Representatives to be briefed on ... Read more

Karen's case: The catalyst for change

Karen's case: The catalyst for change

By Steven Glover Karen Smith loves response policing. She has been a Response officer for the past six years and she is passionate about helping others. While on duty in Midland, she and her partner ... Read more

Second phase of It’s Tough Enough campaign has started

Second phase of It’s Tough Enough campaign has started

Filling the airwaves of Mix 94.5 and 6PR will be three advertisements featuring some of the threats and disgusting language Members sent us earlier this year. The content has been recorded in an un ... Read more

WAPU Wants More Pursuit Powers

WAPU Wants More Pursuit Powers

By President George Tilbury People who drive like maniacs while evading police are playing Russian roulette with all of our lives. Two recent high profile pursuits in three days is just the tip of t ... Read more