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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.
  • I have a current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid).

    This can be completed within 90-days of submitting your application.

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 policing jurisdictions?

If you are a current Police Officer from the following areas we will be able to recognise your years of service: Australia, New Zealand, Australian Federal Police (excluding Protective Services)

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.

How will my rank and salary be determined?

The rank and level of salary for transitional officers is determined with reference to the table below. Recognition of prior service is based on completed years, excluding months of an incomplete year of service.

Complete Years’ Service with Compatible Policing JurisdictionRecognised Service on Completion of Training at the WA Police AcademySalary on Completion of Training at the WA Police Academy

Less than one year of service

Nil

N/A

One year but less than two years’ of service

If probation not completed, no recognition of prior service. Applicant to be assessed as a normal recruit applicant and undertake full academy Police Officer (Entry-Level) course.

N/A

If probationary requirements completed, one year recognised service

Constable second year of service

Two years’ but less than three years’ of service

Two years’ recognised service

Constable third year of service

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