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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.

Off duty police save a life

Off duty police save a life

Detective Sergeant Dan Whitney, Sergeant Brad Hasson, Dane Pepper, Detective Sergeant Nathan Carbone and Sergeant Simon Bowen BY Jessica Cuthbert   “I’m lucky to be alive. ... Read more

Four generations in the force

Four generations in the force

        By Jessica Cuthbert    Constable Adam Taylor is following in the footsteps of three generations before him.  Adam’s father Darren, his aunt Kellie, ... Read more

Heroic rescue still vivid for brave officers

Heroic rescue still vivid for brave officers

      By Jessica Cuthbert     The heat from the flames, the smell of the smoke and the pleading expression of a pilot. These are the vivid memories of the police ... Read more

Fairway to the frontline

Fairway to the frontline

    Drew Dubberlin has spent his life working under pressure.   For 12 years, he played and taught golf in Asia, working long hours teaching and practicing at the driving range ... Read more

Unravelling the myths between accrued and pro rata annual leave

One of the common industrial inquiries we get at WAPU HQ is in relation to a supervisor directing a police officer to provide preferred leave dates or put their annual leave into SIMR.   An ... Read more

Running for families of fallen police officers

Running for families of fallen police officers

    Police officers are keeping active this month by supporting two great causes.    In the past few weeks, Members have been pushing their limits in the Push-Up Challenge an ... Read more