Return to the Police - reignite your passion

If you are a former police officer that has been out of WA Police Force for less than 2 years and the passion still burns, it's not too late to reignite your career. 

The path to returning to the WA Police Force

  1. You will be required to undergo our selection process. Click here to read what this entails.
  2. If your application is successful, you’ll be placed direct to a police district.
  3. If you have been away from teh WA POlice Force for more than 2 years, you will be required to apply as a recruit and complete the recruit course.

Return to a team who has your back. Let’s join forces. Familiarise yourself with our selection process and apply by clicking here.

Am I eligible to apply?

To apply, you must meet the following prerequisites:


Western Australia Police Force as an employer has no tolerance for illicit or illegal drug use, which includes the misuse of prescription and over the counter drugs by an employee, either in their work or private life. All applicants will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing during the recruitment process and throughout employment if appointed.

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