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01. CHECK IF YOU'RE ELIGIBLE

  • I am over 18 years old.
  • I am currently a Police Officer or have previous policing service within the last 18-months, have completed probation and a minimum of three-years service.
  • I am from a compatible policing jurisdiction.
  • I hold a current Driver's License or equivalent.
Great News!

You appear to meet the basic mandatory requirements for making the move to 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 the WA Police Force.

What are we looking for?

It's important you have a strong sense of purpose in creating a safe, thriving WA community. We look for versatile individuals who have passion, empathy and drive.

Personal Drive and Integrity
Supports Strategic Direction
Achieves Results
Builds Productive Working Relationships
Communicates with Influence

Your questions answered

What are compatible national and international policing jurisdictions?

If you are a current Police Officer from New Zealand, Policing jurisdictions of the United Kingdom (excluding British Transport Police and Military/Defence Force Police) and the Republic of Ireland we will be able to recognise your years of service.

Successful applicants will be sponsored for an Employer Nominated Scheme (subclass 186) Visa. Further information is available on the Home Affairs website.

Note: Eligibility requirements include an age limit of 55 at time of visa application.

Do you provide Recognised Service for Transitional Officers?

If you are from a compatible policing jurisdiction, recognition of service may provide recognition up to a maximum of Constable fifth year.

Those recognised as having the required service to progress to First-Class Constable or Senior Constable base rate, must complete the requirements to progress to these ranks.

The recognition of service that may be approved is outlined in the table below:

Complete Years’ Service with Compatible Policing Jurisdiction Recognised Service on Commencement Salary on Commencement
Three years’ but less than four years’ of service Three years’ recognised service Constable fourth year of service.
Four years’ but less than five years’ of service Four years’ recognised service Constable fifth year of service.
Five years’ service Five years’ recognised service Constable, fifth year of service and thereafter until completion of requirements to attain First-Class Constable. First-Class Constable base rate salary then applies.
Six years’ service Six years’ recognised service Constable, fifth year of service and thereafter until completion of requirements to attain First-Class Constable. First-Class Constable base rate salary then applies.
Seven years’ service Seven years’ recognised service Constable, fifth year of service and thereafter until completion of requirements to attain First-Class Constable. First-Class Constable increment salary then applies.
Eight years’ service Eight years’ recognised service Constable, fifth year of service and thereafter until completion of requirements to attain First-Class Constable. First-Class Constable increment salary then applies.
Nine years’ service, or more Nine years’ recognised service Constable, fifth year of service and thereafter until completion of requirements to attain First-Class Constable. First-Class Constable increment salary then applies until requirements to attain the rank of Senior Constable are successfully completed.
Can I apply if I am a Police Officer overseas?

Yes. If you are from Policing jurisdictions of the United Kingdom (excluding British Transport Police and Military/Defence Force Police) and the Republic of Ireland. Learn more.