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Question On Notice No. 79 asked in the Legislative Council on 22 June 2017 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
Question


(1) How many Use of Force memos were completed by Western Australia Police officers in the last four years?

(2) How many of them stated drug affected/weapon use or both in relation to the offender(s) subject of the memo?
Answered on 29 June 2017

WA Police advise the following;

(1) 2013-2014 883
2014-2015 953
2015-2016 1 216
2016-2017 1 425 (as at 23 June 2017)

(2) 2013-2014 131
2014-2015 176
2015-2016 292
2016-2017 359 (as at 23 June 2017)