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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.

THE SEVEN STEPS TO PROTECT YOU

THE SEVEN STEPS TO PROTECT YOU

Your number one priority is you're prepared and able to ethically and safely discharge your duties as a WA Police Force officer.   Follow our simple step-by-step guide to PROTECT your integri ... Read more

Missing piece of missing person jigsaw

Missing piece of missing person jigsaw

  Inspector Steve Scott and Margaret Hoogewerf       Inspector Steve Scott deals with the impacts of dementia and other cognitive impairments in both his professional and ... Read more

Blurred Lines - The right to disconnect

Blurred Lines - The right to disconnect

    “When I joined the police force 27 years ago, you’d only receive an out-of-hours call from your boss about something that was really significant, such as if your gun were missing fro ... Read more

It’s OK not to be OK

It’s OK not to be OK

    An open letter to officers struggling with PTSD   In May 2021, Sergeant Graeme Porteous walked out the front door of his house with the intention of taking his own life. Exh ... Read more

Board elects Mick Kelly as President

Mick Kelly has been elected President of the WA Police Union for the next three years. Paul Gale has been elected Senior Vice President of the WA Police Union for the same term, with the Australian E ... Read more

In loving memory of WAPU life members

In loving memory of WAPU life members

      The WA Police Union were saddened to hear of the passing of two of our life members, Retired Superintendent John Foley (2908) and Retired Sergeant Denis Hayden (5334). ... Read more