Media Statements

For Portfolio: Police

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

30/11/2022

McGowan; Buti; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming; Police

Protected Entertainment Precincts pass Parliament

29/11/2022

McGowan; McGurk; Papalia

Premier; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

$11 million boost for frontline response to family and domestic violence

24/11/2022

Papalia

Police

First round of firearm prohibition orders served

15/10/2022

Papalia

Police

WA Government and Police Force launch international recruitment campaign

11/10/2022

Papalia

Police

Northbridge entertainment strip to be vehicle free

28/09/2022

McGowan; Buti; Papalia

Premier; Racing and Gaming; Police

New laws to ban violent thugs from popular entertainment precincts

11/08/2022

Papalia

Police

More new recruits join record number of police on the street

31/07/2022

Papalia

Police

Operation Regional Shield making an impact

23/06/2022

Papalia

Police

More new recruits join record number of police on the street

15/06/2022

Sanderson; Papalia

Health; Police

Mental Health Co-response expanded into South-West

14/06/2022

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

New Police Commissioner announced

15/05/2022

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Western Australia shines bright for National Road Safety Week

12/05/2022

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Record funding and more police than ever before for WA

5/05/2022

Papalia

Police

New recruits join record number of police on the street

3/05/2022

McGurk; Papalia

Child Protection; Police

New initiatives to tackle youth crime in the Pilbara

3/05/2022

MacTiernan; McGurk; Johnston; Papalia

Regional Development; Child Protection; Corrective Services; Police

$40.4 million package to tackle juvenile crime in the Kimberley

20/04/2022

Papalia

Police

New armoured vehicles to boost emergency response capability

10/04/2022

Papalia

Police

COVID Police join record push in Northbridge and CBD

8/04/2022

Papalia

Police

52 new police officers join the WA Police Force

30/03/2022

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Thin Blue Line goes high tech as WA Police turn to the future

22/03/2022

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

New laws to balance legitimate gun ownership with community safety

24/02/2022

Papalia

Police

Another 56 police officers join the frontline

16/02/2022

Papalia

Police

Operation Regional Shield to crack down on Kimberley youth crime

12/02/2022

Papalia

Police

Just Paw-fect - new police puppies put through their paces

13/01/2022

Papalia

Police

Police frontline strengthened as another 59 officers hit the streets

4/01/2022

Papalia

Police

Boost to Kimberley police resources to tackle youth crime

31/12/2021

Papalia

Police

Celebrate safely this New Year’s Eve

21/12/2021

Papalia

Police

Bringing joy to WA children doing it tough this Christmas

19/12/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Tis the season to drive safely

14/12/2021

Papalia; Saffioti; McGurk

Police; Transport; Community Services

McGowan Government releases new measures to tackle antisocial behaviour and boost safety in City and Northbridge

8/12/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Historic Police compensation scheme passes Parliament

8/12/2021

McGowan; Quigley; Papalia

Premier; Attorney General; Police

Tough new laws to hit organised crime including bikies

7/12/2021

McGurk; Papalia

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Police

‘Don’t be silent’ amid high family violence risk this festive season

2/12/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

WA Police move into the new age with electronic infringements

24/11/2021

Papalia

Police

New police powers and tough penalties to crack down on organised crime

23/11/2021

Papalia; Whitby

Police; Emergency Services

Firebugs on notice ahead of summer as Police Strike Force formed

21/11/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

McGowan Government launches Police summer crime crackdown

18/11/2021

Papalia

Police

Police frontline continues to grow to safeguard communities across WA

15/11/2021

McGowan; Cook; Papalia

Premier; Health; Police

New COVID-19 vaccination clinic opens in Ellenbrook as school leavers prepare for Leavers 2021 celebrations

21/10/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

$1 million reward to support police investigation into suspicious disappearance of Cleo Smith

21/10/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Landmark police compensation legislation introduced to Parliament

13/10/2021

Quigley; Papalia

Attorney General; Police

New laws give police powers to disrupt and dismantle criminal gangs

8/10/2021

Papalia

Police

51 new constables strengthen police frontline

7/10/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Aurora’s House - teaching children driveway safety

7/10/2021

Cook; Ellery; Papalia

Health; Education and Training; Police

Mandatory vaccination for Dunsborough school leavers event

29/09/2021

Papalia

Police

Honouring the fallen on National Police Remembrance Day

29/09/2021

Papalia

Police

Cabinet approves reward for unsolved murder

16/09/2021

Papalia

Police

New memorial area to commemorate police officers and staff who have died while serving

10/09/2021

Papalia

Police

State budget prioritises community safety in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

9/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police; Road Safety

Record Police funding to keep Western Australians safe

2/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

$18 million for PCYC to enhance services as new Carnarvon centre opens

2/09/2021

Papalia

Police

Additional $35 million for Fremantle Police Complex

1/09/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Second new helicopter to give WA Police the most advanced air support

30/08/2021

Cook; Papalia; Dawson

Health; Police; Mental Health

Mental Health Co-response team expanded to Geraldton

28/08/2021

McGowan; Papalia

Premier; Police

Newly revamped Broome PCYC opens its doors

27/08/2021

Papalia

Police

Another boost to community safety as 141 more police officers hit the streets

24/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Papalia

Premier; Health; Police

New WA COVID-19 Vaccine Commander appointed for WA

22/08/2021

McGowan; Punch; Papalia

Premier; Seniors and Ageing; Police

McGowan Government restores $400 Safety and Security Rebate

6/07/2021

Papalia

Police

McGowan Government supporting South-West communities

14/06/2021

Papalia

Police

Government moves to outlaw gel blasters in Western Australia

4/06/2021

Papalia

Police

Boost to police frontline with 59 new officers to hit the streets

30/05/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Time to Sweat - McGowan Government crackdown on impaired drivers

16/05/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Take the pledge to drive so others survive this National Road Safety Week

31/03/2021

Papalia

Police; Road Safety

Police launch road safety blitz over Easter long weekend

20/03/2021

Papalia

Police

Police Minister welcomes 91 new officers to the Force

30/01/2021

Roberts

Police

Government approves $1 million reward to help solve Kalgoorlie mystery

24/01/2021

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Join the WA Police Force to keep our community safe and strong

22/01/2021

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

McGowan Government pushes ahead with plans to modernise traffic infringement processes

15/12/2020

Roberts

Police

WA Government offers $1 million reward for information on Bikie killing

15/12/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Police ramp up presence on roads ahead of busy Christmas holiday season

13/12/2020

Roberts

Police

Local contractor to upgrade the North Fremantle Water Police operations facility

10/12/2020

McGowan; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Police; Emergency Services

Advanced operational communications for WA’s emergency services

23/11/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

McGowan Government to deliver historic Police compensation scheme

22/11/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Operation Heat Shield to deliver a major policing boost this summer

5/11/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

Another 119 police officers join the frontline to keep WA safe

27/10/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

New $8 million Capel Police Station open to the community

24/10/2020

Roberts

Police

Town of Newman pauses to remember police officers killed in plane crash

18/10/2020

Roberts

Police

Government offers $1 million reward to help solve 40-year mystery

14/10/2020

Roberts

Police

Historic $1 million reward for Gerard Ross mystery

14/10/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

More police on the beat in regional WA as part of Budget boost

8/10/2020

Roberts; Logan; Quigley; McGurk

Police; Emergency Services; Corrective Services; Attorney General; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence

McGowan Government recovery budget keeps WA safe and strong

8/10/2020

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

More police on the streets to help keep WA safe and strong

1/10/2020

Roberts

Police

Cam-Map WA giving police the edge to fight crime

30/09/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

WA company awarded contract to supply new RBT equipment

30/09/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Two weeks to get rid of radar detectors before new penalties take effect

18/09/2020

Roberts

Police

Funding for Kimberley juvenile crime prevention initiatives

30/08/2020

Roberts

Police

Government taking action to crack down on copper theft

18/08/2020

Roberts

Police

Regional police stations to benefit from funding

13/08/2020

Roberts

Police

$96.5 million for safer, modern facilities for our hardworking police

5/08/2020

Roberts

Police

Funding to support victims of child abuse

5/08/2020

Roberts

Police

Missing Persons Week highlights plight of missing persons, their families and friends

24/07/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Contract awarded to deliver new generation police helicopter

24/07/2020

Roberts

Police

New Youth Policing Officers for Newman

12/07/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New mini booze buses to hit the streets

24/06/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

End of the road in sight for drivers using radar detectors

23/06/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Revised date for new mobile phone penalties to come into effect

28/05/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Courtesy and respect - focus of new road safety campaign

17/05/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Motorists urged to take care on the roads as some regional travel restrictions are eased

12/05/2020

Roberts

Police

Expanding mandatory testing to better protect police during Coronavirus pandemic

29/04/2020

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Motorists urged to slow down as students return to school