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01. Check if you're eligible

  • I am over 17 years old.
  • I am an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Australian Resident.
  • I hold a current Manual 'C' or Automatic 'C-A' class Driver's Licence with no more than 8 demerit points.

    Provisional licences are acceptable, with no more than two demerit points in the first year and five demerit points in the second year, upon application.

Great news!

You appear to meet the basic requirements for admission into the WA Police Force. Please note that any body art, such as tattoos, or body modifications will need to be assessed upon applying. You will also need to complete an Integrity Declaration to ensure you meet the standards of ethical and professional conduct required by the WA Police Force.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for well-rounded individuals who are physically capable, psychologically resilient and have the personal attributes to be a Police Auxiliary Officer.

Personal drive and integrity
Analytical, comprehension and problem solving skills
Adaptability and judgement
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Your questions answered

What do shifts and rosters look like?

The shift pattern at the Perth Watch House are two day shifts (12 hours), followed by two night shifts (12 hours) and then four days off. There will be one extra day off every six weeks.

Can I join straight after highschool?

Yes! You must be at least 17 years and 6 months of age to apply for Police Officer positions (18 upon appointment), 17 years old for Police Auxiliary Officer roles and 16 years old to apply for Cadet positions (17 upon appointment).