Two Police Officers Stabbed In Geraldton

A 23 year old Narrogin man has been charged by Geraldton Detectives, over a serious assault last night in Spalding. It is alleged that when officers attempted to arrest the man in relation to suspect burglary offence, he struggled violently and bit one of the officers on the arm. A taser was then successfully deployed…

WA Police Escalates War On Wages

The pay war between WA Government and Police Officers has escalated, after Premier Mark McGowan stands firm on the matter. The Government has offered a flat $1000 pay increase with its new wages policy. But Police Union President, George Tilbury, is adamant that they deserve a 1.5% pay rise. He warned the that officers would…

$30 Million MetroNet Apartments Development for Woodbridge 

Sales are open on a new apartment block in Woodbridge a part a new affordable housing development scheme by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority. The finished block will have 79 apartments, consisting of one, two and three room apartments, and is located near a shopping centre, primary school, Midland Public Hospital, a future medical school and…

Booklets To Promote Road Safety for Cyclists and Motorists

A series of booklets called “The Best Practice Guides” has been released to promote responsible road sharing between cyclists and motorists. The booklets were funded by a $52,000 grant from the Road Trauma Trust Account, and were produced as a collaboration between WestCycle and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts. Ms Roberts said that it is…

Facebook Alert System to Boost Abducted Children Recovery Response

 Efforts to improve the speed of finding missing children will be bolstered with the introduction of a new social media alert system. The AMBER Alert system will enable police to issue immediate 24-hour alerts on Facebook to people in the area where a child has been abducted from to give police access to an immediate…

WA To Join Nationwide Illegal Firearm Recall

By Taylah Hanna The State Government is encouraging West Australians to take part in the Nationwide Firearms Amnesty, where they can surrender their guns without fear of being prosecuted. Commencing on July 1st this year, people will be able to hand in their illegal or unlicensed guns to WA Police Stations where they will be…

Vigilante Action Discouraged By Police Minister

By Taylah Hanna Yesterday at Perth Magistrate’s Court Jayde Paul Rowan, 37, who stabbed the four year old labrador and beloved pet, Luna, was served a suspended jail sentence for animal cruelty. A petition signed by more than 19,200 people seeks to enforce harsher penalties for offenders and is pushing for a review of the…

Pair arrested for stealing car, evading police

A 42 year old Balcatta man and a 39 year old Eden Hill woman have been arrested after stealing a car and trying to escape police. The pair allegedly stole a white BMW X5 SUV from Cardwell Avenue in Noranda, then when spotted by police on Wanneroo Road in Balcatta, refused to stop for police.…

Police warn drivers ahead of WA Day

Double demerits are set up to promote safe driving on our roads, but with our state having such a high road-toll, is it really a deterrent? In the lead up to WA Day, police have issued a warning to motorists about double demerits being in place for the long weekend. Double demerits will be enforced…

East Perth Apartment Police Search Uncovers Drugs and Stolen Goods

Police have broken up an alleged centre of drug sales following an East Perth search, resulting in charges laid and quantities of drugs, weapons and cash seized. Officers executed three drug search warrants at a Hay Street unit following police surveillance and inquiries in an effort to disrupt activities. They were executed on December 19…