Police Urge Safe Driving During Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend

WA Police will be out in force on the state’s roads over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, as WA Police unveiled a new traffic fleet to keep roads safe. Police Minister Michelle Roberts issued a plea on Thursday with Acting Road Safety Commissioner Iain Cameron to take care during the public holiday weekend, as she…

Police Union dismiss need for multiple 24 hour police stations

A fatal overdose incident that transpired this week further adds fuel to the Police Union’s fire against the ten 24 hour metropolitan police stations. Union President George Tillbury made claims that keeping more stations open reduces the number of police on the front line, and in turn reduces the amount of protection available for the…

Technology Boosts WA Police Drug Fight

WA Police are stepping up the fight against methamphetamine with new technology to identify illicit drugs as well as access and analyse criminal data. Police unveiled the Tru Narc 450 handheld device to tackle the distribution of meth and other drugs along with mobile phone devices on Wednesday, to identify the illegal substances. The devices…

State Operations Command Centre ready for Monday opening

The State Operations Command Centre is set to officially open on Monday July 2nd, coinciding with the commencement of the new Fremantle and Mandurah police districts. Based at the Maylands Incident Control Centre, the newly renovated centre has state of the art equipment allowing links in through CCTV, and will have particular focus on the…

Faulty WA Speed Cameras to be Switched Off After Incorrect Readings

WA’s speed cameras are experiencing more issues with fixed and red-light speed cameras to be switched off following faulty readings and incorrect fines issued. WA Police hava revealed eight cameras including the Forrest highway point-to-point speed camera have been put into test mode after a number of incorrect readings and “radar bounces”. The cameras will…

Guildford Historic Town Under Consideration For Heritage List

Guildford Historic Town could soon be protected as a historically registered heritage site, with the State Government seeking approval for registration. Guildford Historic Town will assessed for heritage values while it is considered for inclusion in the State Register of Heritage Places. “Guildford Historic Town has such an important story to tell about the State’s…

Four New Aborigional Cadet Joins WA Police Following Graduation

By Lucas Da Paz The Aboriginal Cadet Program has seen four recruits begin their police careers from today, after successfully graduate it from the Western Australia Police Academy. The two men and two women were part of the program’s inaugural intake and were among 41 graduating officers cheered on by family and friends during a…

New data shows too many drivers are not wearing seatbelts

Figures emerging from WA Police show between July 2016 and June 2017, there were 8454 offences for drivers not wearing seat belts – more than 23 a day. This data comes ahead of the Easter holiday weekend, one of the most dangerous times of year on our roads. There was a 36 per cent increases…

Safer Driving Urged as West Australians Set to Travel Over Easter Break

Western Australians are being encouraged to drive safely to ensure a fatality-free long weekend over the Easter break. Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts urged drivers on Wednesday to consider how their behaviour behind the wheel could affect family and other road users, as people take the opportunity to travel during the break. “Easter is one…