Media Statements

For Portfolio: Police

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

12/09/2017

Roberts

Police

WA Police Force and local artists team up to brush away graffiti

8/09/2017

Papalia; Roberts; Logan

Tourism; Police; Emergency Services

Western Australia secures Police and Emergency Games in 2018

7/09/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Delivering more police and resources to make our community and roads safer

7/09/2017

McGowan; Cook; Roberts; Logan

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police; Corrective Services

$131.7 million to implement Meth Action Plan to address ice scourge

30/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Midland PCYC relaunches with expanded sport and recreation program

23/08/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Minister urges drivers to slow down on Indian Ocean Drive

22/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Water Police celebrate 30 years at North Fremantle

22/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Telstra and WA Police team up to help victims of domestic violence

17/08/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

New average speed safety cameras to be switched on

16/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Life imprisonment laws for meth traffickers pass Parliament

11/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Karl O’Callaghan farewelled at ceremonial ‘march off’ parade

4/08/2017

Roberts

Police

78 police officers awarded the Western Australia Police Star

3/08/2017

Roberts

Police

Minister on frontline with Broome police

1/08/2017

McGowan; Roberts

Premier; Police

New Police Commissioner for WA

30/07/2017

Roberts

Police

National Missing Persons Week, July 30-August 5

10/07/2017

Roberts

Police

New WA Police meth truck to disrupt supply of ice into WA

6/07/2017

Roberts

Police

Upgraded Yanchep Police Station to improve crime response

3/07/2017

Roberts

Police

$250,000 reward to help solve Warneke case

2/07/2017

Roberts

Police

Police headquarters to light up for NAIDOC Week

22/06/2017

Roberts

Police

WA Police sign on to Facebook AMBER Alert system

16/06/2017

Roberts

Police

Gun amnesty to get illegal guns off the streets

14/06/2017

Roberts

Police

Boost to police and crime prevention efforts for Armadale

2/06/2017

Roberts

Police

Significant boost to police resources for South Hedland

1/06/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Road safety initiatives throughout WA receive boost

1/06/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Double demerits this WA Day long weekend

24/05/2017

Roberts

Police

Increased opening hours for Canning Vale Police Station

16/05/2017

McGowan; Roberts; Quigley

Premier; Police; Attorney General

Laws introduced to allow life imprisonment for meth traffickers

7/05/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Memorial tree shines a light on road safety

4/05/2017

Roberts

Police

Forrestfield Police Station to increase opening hours from May 8

4/05/2017

Roberts

Police

Belmont Police Station to increase opening hours from May 8

3/05/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Drivers reminded to slow down on rural and regional roads

30/04/2017

Roberts

Police

Around-the-clock police station at Ellenbrook to open in July

12/04/2017

Roberts

Police; Road Safety

Extra traffic resources deployed this Easter