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04. On the Job

You may be subjected to a probationary period based on your previous experience and time away from the WA Police Force. Once you have completed your probationary period, you will be permanently appointed and can resume your career climbing the ranks or move into specialised units.

Returning officers will resume their most recent rank up to Senior Constable if they rejoin within 2-5 years from their departure.

Supporting your Career

At the WA Police Force, we want to help you become the best you can be in your role. We believe if you're given the right tools to keep learning, you'll be better placed to seize more opportunities and advance yourself - both personally and professionally.

As part of the team, you'll have access to our comprehensive training courses, further education and professional development:

  • Up to 5 hours paid study leave per week
  • Attendance at industry related seminars and conferences
  • Interstate senior level development programs
  • Access to prestigious fellowships