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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.

Switch Off Duty

Switch Off Duty

    WA police officers need the right to disconnect. Because if you can’t switch off off duty, you can’t be on on duty.   That's the key message that permeates our Switch Off Duty ... Read more

Sergeant  Jesse tops the bill

Sergeant Jesse tops the bill

  The WA outback town of Warmun is small – the 2016 Census recorded its population at 366 people – but the changes one of our members has implemented there are big and earn ... Read more

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