WA Police welcomes 57 new graduates at academy in Joondalup

WA Police welcomes 57 new graduates at academy in Joondalup

WA Police has welcomed 57 new police officers.

They graduated last Thursday night in a ceremony involving Commissioner Karl |O’Callaghan and Police Minister Liza Harvey at WA Police Academy in Joondalup.

The new officers – with an average age of 28 – completed a 28-week course.

Six graduates served in the armed forces, most have attained tertiary qualifications and all have worked in the public or private sector.

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Twenty-two graduates were born overseas in countries including England, Mauritius, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Wales and Zimbabwe.

They now move to frontline roles.