O’Callaghan: 98% Of WA Youths Are Doing A Great Job

Click on the player above to watch the interview in the newscast! For the past 13 years, WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan has never been shy to share his views in the media. In his final sit-down TV interview with WAMN News as the top cop, Dr O’Callaghan spoke candidly about various issues. Amongst all…

Karl O’Callaghan Farewelled In Ceremonial March

Outgoing WA Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan was farewelled at a ceremonial march today, to celebrate his 44-year policing career before he officially retires on Tuesday. Police Minister Michelle Roberts was joined by other State dignitaries, including WA Deputy Liberal Leader Liza Harvey to formally address him as he concludes his 13-year tenure as Commissioner. Dr…

WA Police Officers Reject Wage Offers With Protest

Close to a thousand Police Officers walked off the job to march at Parliament House demanding a pay rise of 1.5%. The Police Union and its members are sticking to the 1.5% deal, rejecting the state government’s $1,000 per year wage policy offer. Union boss George Tilbury says the Police Officers already shared the state’s…

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns in Damond Shooting Fallout

Janee Harteau, the Police Chief of Minneapolis, has resigned at the request of the city’s mayor following criticism of how she has handled the shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond. Ms Harteau has received criticism for being out of the city and remaining on holidays for four days after the shooting. The Mayor’s office said…

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…

Police Break Up ‘Out of Control’ Teen Party in Yangebup

Two teenagers were arrested after police broke up an ‘out of control’ party in Yangebup on Friday night. A 16 year old boy was charged with disorderly behaviour and a 16 year old girl was charged with possessing a prohibited drug and disorderly conduct, and will be summonsed to court at a later date. Police…

Protests Turn Violent at G20 Summit

Protests have turned violent after police were forced to use water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protestors who were throwing rocks and glass bottles at them. The protestors, greeting would leaders with the words “welcome to hell” were a small group that was part of a larger march that was conducted more peacefully. Anarchist…

WA Police and Aboriginals Celebrating NAIDOC Week

West Australian Police and local aboriginal artists are celebrating NAIDOC Week together, with a display of artwork at Police Headquarters and the launch of specially made police uniforms and vehicle wraps featuring the local artist’s work. Seven artists have each created a unique artwork for their respective district and these designs will be proudly worn…