The State Government has launched a $1.8 million advertising blitz to recruit police officers following its budget commitment to add an extra 800 police if re-elected in March.
- The $1.8 million advertising campaign is partly aimed at increasing diversity
- The recruitment campaign will run over the next four years, with up to 400 officers being trained annually
- The Opposition is promising to spend $100 million on trade if elected in March
WA Premier Mark McGowan said it was hoped the advertising campaign, Let’s Join Forces, would attract applicants “from all over the state”.
“We want to make sure the WA Police Force is diverse and experienced and has people from different age groups, different backgrounds and from different…