Careers and benefits
Joining the WA Police Force is an exciting, life-changing decision. We offer you more than just a competitive salary. Let’s join forces!
From community engagement to detective work you’ll learn and upskill in many ways, helping to showcase and prepare you for the different career options available.
You’ll also have the opportunity to work in some of WA’s most beautiful and diverse locations. From remote Aboriginal communities in the north, to rural farming communities down south, and everything in between.
At the WA Police Force, we want to help you become the best you can be. We believe if you're given the right tools and opportunities to grow and learn, you’ll have more opportunities to advance your career.
We offer you:
The WA Police Force offers you more security.
You’ll start with 28-weeks of paid training and a competitive salary. After graduating, you’ll receive annual incremental pay increases along with additional shift allowances.
As you advance your career or take up regional opportunities, there will be salary increases to reflect your progression. Plus, you'll experience other great benefits and incentives on offer.
At the WA Police Force, the safety and wellbeing of our people is our number one priority.
We understand that even the most resilient people can be affected by stress, trauma and challenging situations, at work or at home. We provide ongoing support, tools and resources to ensure the physical, psychological and spiritual safety of our workforce.
Staff can access a range of ‘on the job’ support services, along with our dedicated family support.