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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.

WAPU HQ closed to the public

In line with State Government directions, WAPU HQ will be closed to the public for the five-day lockdown period. Our Staff will be working from home during this period and will be available to assist ... Read more

Twenty years on: fatal police crash’s lasting impact

Twenty years on: fatal police crash’s lasting impact

      By Steven Glover         There is a bend in Rowes Road, 1.8 km south of Dandaragan Road near Moora, which changed the lives of two police families fo ... Read more

 Regional forensic investigation officer recalls haunting scenes

 Regional forensic investigation officer recalls haunting scenes

  By Jessica Cuthbert      No one should have to endure the traumatic, vile and unimaginable scenes that police officers are confronted with.   Yet they do on a dail ... Read more

Independent Media Council rules in WAPU's favour

Mr Harry Arnott (as President of the WA Police Union) complains about the headline to an article in ‘The West Australian’ on 30 October 2020 which reported on court proceedings against a police office ... Read more

In loving memory of Paul Kosovich 6657

In loving memory of Paul Kosovich 6657

    In loving memory of Paul Kosovich 6657 4/12/1962 – 5/12/2019   By Jessica Cuthbert       A kind man, loving husband, devoted father and dedicated police of ... Read more

Police Pursuits: When to terminate? 

Police Pursuits: When to terminate? 

  One of the most dangerous things a police officer can do is to engage in intercept driving.   Vehicle Interception is undertaken at the discretion of the driver or by direction from t ... Read more