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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2386 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 August 2019 by Hon Charles Smith

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Police
Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

I refer to the Armadale Police Station, and I ask:
(a) how many "Move On Notices" have been issued to remove people from the Jull Street shops in Armadale in the last six months;
(b) how many police units were available for tasking on day shift, 12 August 2019;
(c) has the Minister held any meetings in the last six months with business owners on Jull Street; and
(d) if yes to (c), will the Minister please provide a list of the business names?

Answered on 18 September 2019

The Western Australian Police Force advise:

(a) For the period January to June 2019, 184 move on notices were issued to remove people from the Jull Street shopping precinct in Armadale. 

(b) Specific information relating to staffing levels at individual business units is not publically released.

     In 2018, the Commissioner of Police created the Armadale policing district. As at 12 August 2019, there were 280 authorised full time equivalent police allocated to the Armadale Police District (including Superintendent, Inspectors,    Senior Sergeant, Sergeant and Constables). The Armadale Police District provides policing services 24 hours a day seven days a week in accordance with demand.

(c)-(d)  The Minister spoke at a community safety forum in Jull St, Armadale, in 2018, organised by Dr Tony Buti, MLA, Memebr for Armadale. Local business owners participated, along with other memebrs of the public.