2019 WA Police Excellence Awards Nominees Announced
More than 100 outstanding Police Officers have been nominated for this year’s Nine News Western Australia Police Excellence Awards.
Members from the Western Australian community have put forward 136 cases of exemplary police work and interactions, describing efforts that have gone above and beyond the line of duty.
Embodying our core values of care, duty, integrity, and teamwork, the nominated officers have better connected us with you – the people we serve – throughout the year and across the state.
Our judging panel has announced an impressive shortlist from which three finalists in each category will soon be revealed – follow us on the WA Police Force Facebook page to stay on top of the action.
Category: Individual Police Officer
|Sergeant Dean Bailey
||Halls Creek Police Station
|First Class Constable Amanda Bunschoten||Midland Family Violence Team||Midland|
|Constable Chris Byrne||Coolgardie Police Station||Goldfields - Esperance|
|Detective First Class Constable Karen Connelly||Child Abuse Squad||Sex Crime Division|
|Sergeant Shelley Marklew||South Hedland Police Station – Community Engagement Team||Pilbara|
|Senior Constable Em Morrison||Newman Police Station||Pilbara|
|Senior Constable Deslea Sloan||Major Crash Investigation||State Traffic|
|Senior Sergeant Danial Strachan||Fitzroy Crossing Police Station||Kimberley|
|Senior Sergeant Justin Tarasinski||Esperance Police Station||Goldfields - Esperance District|
|First Class Constable Brenton Uphill||Mid West-Gascoyne Youth Policing||Mid West - Gascoyne District|
Category: Police Team
|Bruce Rock Police Station
|Carnarvon Police Station - Mid West-Gascoyne Youth Policing||Mid West - Gascoyne|
|Derby Police Station||Kimberley|
|Dignitary Protection Unit||Counter Terrorism and Emergency Response|
|Joondalup Detectives Office||Joondalup|
|Midland Family Violence Team||Midland|
|Rockingham Police Station||Mandurah|
|South Hedland Police Station – Community Engagement Team||Pilbara|
|Taskforce Newstead||Organised Crime|
|Three Springs Police Station||Mid West - Gascoyne|
Congratulations to all of the nominees!
You could be one of next year’s winners – find out how to join the WA Police Force.