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WA Police Commissioner at odds with union over push for more officers
West Australian Police Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan believes his organisation may need another 500 personnel to effectively combat crime, but he has flatly rejected a union demand for 1,000 more uniformed officers.
Mr O’Callaghan told the WA Police Union’s annual state conference the drivers of crime were complex and would not be solved by simply putting more officers on the street.
He said his executive had been reviewing…