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Question Without Notice No. 1055 asked in the Legislative Council on 1 December 2021 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon P. Papalia
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on 1 December 2021

POLICE — SENIOR OFFICERS

1055. Hon PETER COLLIER to the minister representing the Minister for Police:

I refer the minister to question without notice 550, asked on Thursday, 19 August 2021.

(1) How many vacancies are there for each category—assistant commissioner, commander and superintendent—of the total of 62 on 31 July as referred to in (1)?

(2) In reference to (2), what is the current number of women who hold the position of —

(a) assistant commissioner;

(b) commander; and

(c) superintendent?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of this question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Police. The Western Australia Police Force advises as follows.

(1) Nil.

(2) As at 1 December 2021 —

(a) three;

(b) two; and

(c) six.