WA Police Call For Safe Celebrations During Leavers Week

WA Police has encouraged WA school leavers to celebrate the end of school safely with the official Leavers period beginning in November. The State Government will continue its Leavers Strategy during the period between November 19 to November 22, supporting secondary school leavers to have a safe and enjoyable time with well organised activities and…

Policeman Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound In Cockburn

Police are investigating the death of a policeman at Cockburn Police Station this morning. Authorities says it appears the police officer has died as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. It’s confirmed the officer died is 50 year old First Class Constable Darren Igglesden, who have been with the force for six and a…

Weapons And Illicit Drug Seized During Police Raid On Bikie Property

WA Police’s have seized weapons, cocaine and stolen property after executing a search warrant on a property in Byford linked to the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang. The Gang Crime Squad and Tactical Repsonse Group officers conducted the search as part of the investigation in an assault back on 8th, September and suspected illicit drug dealing.…

State Government Devotes New Funding For Safer Roads

Rural WA roads will get the chance for improvement, with a funding boost to the Safer Roads Program. The State Government has renewed its commitment to the program by investing $28.4 million originally launched by the Gallop Labor Government in 2004. “People travelling on our regional roads have just as much right to safe road…

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…