1522. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the
Minister for Police:
I refer to the 45 Aboriginal cadets
recruited in 2018 by the Western Australia Police Force.
(1) How many are
still with the agency?
(2) How many
Aboriginal officers are currently deployed across the state?
(3) Does the percentage of Aboriginal police officers
reflect the percentage of the population in WA identifying as Aboriginal
or Torres Strait Islander?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
The following answer has been
provided to me by the Minister for Police. The Western Australia Police Force
advises the following.
(1) Of the 33
officers recruited in 2018, 29 are still with the agency.
(2) There are