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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.

Racing for road safety

Racing for road safety

By Jessica Porter It is a rev-head's paradise.The pungent smell of burnt rubber, hazy smoke filled air and the sound of a 6.2-litre fuel injected VF Commodore with 450 rear wheel horse power pummel ... Read more

Police compensation needs to be a high priority for Government

The WA Police Union wants to see a Police Compensation Scheme introduced by the end of 2018 to ensure that police officers who are injured in the line of duty and cannot work again are protected. Any ... Read more

Death of First Class Constable Den Green 14410

Death of First Class Constable Den Green 14410

By President George Tilbury Tragically, for the first time since 2007, we lost one of our brothers in blue. First Class Constable Den Green was killed in the line of duty during a training exercise ... Read more

From the archives - Where are they now? John Watson

From the archives - Where are they now? John Watson

On Thursday, 8 February 2018, the police family lost retired Superintendent John Watson APM. "Watto" took part in the Where are they now? article back in the June 2013 edition of Police News. We tho ... Read more

‘First responder PTSD course saved my life’

‘First responder PTSD course saved my life’

Sergeant Mick Sears was medically retired from the WA Police Force after giving 29 years and eight months of his life to the community of Western Australia. He was thrown out last month, still under t ... Read more

WAPU condemns the McGowan Government

WAPU condemns the McGowan Government

The 81st WA Police Union Annual Conference saw Delegates condemn the State Government for its treatment of police officers.  Following months of negotiations, changes to the parameters and a pal ... Read more