Police Code of Conduct

From the Western Australian Police Code of Conduct 2020

WA Police Force Code of Conduct on page 9:

We will adhere to all WA Police Force policies, protocols, procedures, relevant legislation and any other lawful direction. Particularly: The Police Act 1892, Police Force Regulations 1979, Public Sector Management Act 1994 (and relevant guidelines), Equal Opportunity Act 1984, Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (and relevant regulations).


Police Act 1892

10. Engagement to be subscribed by officers and constables

No person shall be capable of holding any office, or appointment in the Police Force, or of acting in any way therein, until he shall have subscribed the following engagement, namely —

I, A.B., engage and promise that I will well and truly serve our Sovereign Lady the Queen, in the office of [Commissioner of Police, inspector, sub‑inspector, or other officer, or constable, as the case may be], without favour or affection, malice, or illwill, until I am legally discharged; that I will see and cause Her Majesty’s peace to be kept and preserved, and that I will prevent, to the best of my power, all offences against the same; and that, while I shall continue to hold the said office, I will, to the best of my skill and knowledge, discharge all the duties thereof faithfully according to law.

And the said engagement shall be subscribed in the presence of and attested by a Justice or commissioned officer of the Force.

[Section 10 amended: No. 91 of 1975 s. 4.]


Note: Not in the Queen’s name, no heirs and successors.

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