Media Statements

For Portfolio: Police

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/11/2019

Roberts

Police

Unprecedented summer crime blitz to deliver increased police presence across WA

13/11/2019

Roberts

Police

Massive expansion of remotely piloted aircraft for WA Police Force

7/11/2019

Roberts

Police

WA Police officers given personal issue iPhone 11’s to fight crime

6/11/2019

Roberts

Police

Taking the WA Police Force into the modern age

29/10/2019

Roberts

Police

Multi-threat body armour to be dispatched to every operational police officer

29/10/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New research shows WA drivers are slowing down

24/10/2019

Roberts

Police

New canine teams to hit the Mid-West and Goldfields

21/10/2019

Roberts

Police

Specialist child interview recording equipment for WA Police Force

18/10/2019

Roberts

Police

Body worn cameras rolled out in the Mid West Gascoyne

9/10/2019

Ellery; Roberts

Education and Training; Police

Education and Police team up to tackle violence

2/10/2019

Roberts; Quigley; Wyatt

Police; Attorney General; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service now operational in Western Australia

26/09/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Tough new drink and drug driving reforms to improve road safety

11/09/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

What you blow is what you go - New laws take effect from midnight

4/09/2019

Roberts

Police

Safe cars for every budget

14/08/2019

Roberts

Police

$200,000 to help wipe out illegal graffiti

21/07/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Pedestrian safety drive as kids go back to school

25/06/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

McGowan Government strengthens counter terrorism measures

14/05/2019

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government welcomes police crackdown on bikies

9/05/2019

Roberts; McGurk; Logan

Police; Road Safety; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Corrective Services; Emergency Services

McGowan Government State Budget prioritises community safety

8/05/2019

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government delivers for medically retired police officers

7/05/2019

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

McGowan Government takes action on methamphetamine issues

29/04/2019

Roberts

Police

Quantum leap forward as handheld smart devices rolled out to frontline officers

28/04/2019

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

$11.3 million as McGowan Government and PCYC partner to tackle youth crime

18/04/2019

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$30.9 million boost to tackle family and domestic violence

18/04/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government tackling drink and drug driving with extra money for roadside testing

13/04/2019

Roberts

Police

New stab proof ballistic vests to protect frontline police

23/03/2019

Roberts

Police

Body worn cameras to be deployed to frontline officers

27/02/2019

Roberts

Police

Groundbreaking PCYC program providing a safe space in Roebourne

14/02/2019

Roberts

Police

Significant milestone as site selected for new Capel Police Station

3/02/2019

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Kids are back! Your attention around schools should be too

26/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Top Australia Day Honours for WA Police officers

24/01/2019

Roberts

Police

Don’t let your Australia Day long weekend have a lasting hangover

28/12/2018

Saffioti; Roberts

Transport; Police

Free Transperth travel after midnight on New Year’s Eve

13/12/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Redress Scheme now open for applications

13/12/2018

Papalia; Roberts

Tourism; Police

Constable Care visits Rottnest to promote cycling safety

6/12/2018

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force officers shine in excellence awards

26/11/2018

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

Methamphetamine Action Plan boosted with more initiatives

25/11/2018

Roberts

Police

New Meth Enforcement Vans to hit Western Australian highways

23/11/2018

Quigley; Roberts

Attorney General; Police

Joint media statement - Custody Notification Service a step closer to implementation in WA

19/11/2018

Roberts

Police

New dignified process to medically retire police officers

8/11/2018

Templeman; Roberts

Heritage; Police

Recognition of 120 years of regional policing

29/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Crime continues to fall under McGowan Government

14/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Increased reward in Gerard Ross case as State Government overhauls rewards system

13/10/2018

Roberts

Police

McGowan Government announces Redress Scheme for police officers

9/10/2018

Roberts

Police

Perth no longer ‘Meth Capital’ as new report reveals decline in use

8/10/2018

Roberts

Police

$1 million boost to community safety

28/09/2018

Roberts

Police

Western Australia pauses to remember officers on National Police Remembrance Day

23/09/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Exhibition sure to be a show favourite in 2018

20/09/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Minister unveils new police traffic car as long weekend blitz begins

29/08/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Police officers warn ‘We’re watching you’ in new road safety campaign

16/08/2018

Roberts

Police

Police Minister unveils latest high-tech weapons in the fight against meth

5/08/2018

Roberts

Police

National Missing Persons Week highlights distress and trauma

13/07/2018

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force’s newest four-legged recruits join the frontline

10/07/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Road safety now a reality for regional students in WA

3/07/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Kimberley to benefit from $329,045 in crime grants

2/07/2018

Roberts

Police

$107,678 in funding for new youth project to be run by Broome PCYC

28/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force powers for WA Police officers during terrorist incidents

21/06/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police; Road Safety

Charlotte's Law - Killer drivers to face severe new penalties

19/06/2018

Roberts

Police

$250,000 reward posted to help solve 30-year mystery of Julie Cutler

30/05/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Funding for community and road safety initiatives in the Wheatbelt

29/05/2018

Roberts

Police

More officers for revamped Yanchep Police Station

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

$214,964 for crime prevention and community safety in northern suburbs

28/05/2018

Roberts

Police

Deadly Diversions kicking goals in the northern suburbs

25/05/2018

Roberts; Ellery

Police; Education and Training

WA Police welcomes first Aboriginal Cadet Program graduates

21/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Wyatt

Attorney General; Police; Aboriginal Affairs

Custody Notification Service to become a reality in WA

21/05/2018

Roberts

Police

Community urged to help solve crime on Crime Stoppers Day 2018

10/05/2018

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$6.9 million to prioritise measures to help stop family and domestic violence

10/05/2018

Quigley; Roberts; Logan

Attorney General; Police; Corrective Services

2018-19 Budget initiatives to strengthen community safety

3/05/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

Armadale Courthouse and Police Complex to be centre of new district

17/04/2018

Roberts

Police

New helicopter for WA Police Force

29/03/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New regional highway patrol unit joins road safety effort this Easter

16/03/2018

Roberts

Police

Minister praises meth seizures as WA’s Meth Border Force tackles scourge

15/03/2018

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Lethal force laws introduced into State Parliament

2/03/2018

Roberts

Police

Upgraded South West Police Complex to accommodate extra staff

19/02/2018

Roberts; Quigley

Police; Attorney General

New powers to help police follow the money trails of criminals

9/02/2018

Papalia; Roberts

Tourism; Police

Rotto’s Summer of Safety

30/01/2018

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government puts road safety in the classroom as students return to school

17/01/2018

Roberts

Police

New round of grants available to fight graffiti

31/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Slow Down, Move Over laws to protect incident response workers

29/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

State Government cracks down on speeding motorcyclists

21/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Expanded drug testing capability for police in Christmas crackdown

16/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Increased funding for important community safety and police initiatives

12/12/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New speed camera interference technology laws commence in WA

7/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Police shine in excellence awards

4/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Strike Force launches to catch arsonists

2/12/2017

McGurk; Roberts

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

Spike in domestic violence incidents during the festive season

1/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Reward offered for long-term missing person investigation

1/12/2017

Roberts

Police

Pioneering women of policing in WA honoured

1/11/2017

Roberts

Police

School leavers urged to stay safe and behave responsibly

31/10/2017

Roberts

Police

Government offers $250,000 reward to help solve Goldfields mystery

21/10/2017

Roberts

Police

Weekend of sport and community activities to honour memories of plane crash officers

19/10/2017

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force gets a gong at national awards

19/10/2017

Roberts

Police

$250,000 reward to help solve outback mystery

17/10/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

State Government closes loophole on speed camera avoidance technology

3/10/2017

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Federal-State Relations; Police

WA Police to get stronger lethal force powers for terrorist incidents

2/10/2017

Roberts

Police

$1 million funding for crime prevention and community safety

2/10/2017

Roberts

Police

Gun amnesty hits target

29/09/2017

Roberts

Police

WA Police remember fallen comrades

23/09/2017

Roberts

Police

Police Exhibition opens at Perth Royal Show

20/09/2017

Roberts; Saffioti

Police; Road Safety; Transport

$17.2 million for Toodyay Road safety improvements