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Engine immobilisers and GPS tracking to 'minimise police pursuits'

Engine immobilisers and GPS tracking to 'minimise police pursuits'

The WA Police Union wants its members to be able to track and remotely disable cars in high-speed chases, terrorist incidents and other dangerous situations.

  • by Phil Hickey

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Perth quartet featuring senior bikie accused of conspiracy
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Perth quartet featuring senior bikie accused of conspiracy

Gang crime squad detectives have charged four people with conspiracy to defeat the course of justice following a further investigation into the alleged abduction and torture of a man last year. 

  • by staff writers
WA company owner jailed for 'phoenixing'
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WA company owner jailed for 'phoenixing'

Phoenixing is creating a new company to continue the business of a firm that has been deliberately liquidated to avoid paying debts including taxes, creditors and staff entitlements.

Former WA Police senior constable guilty over bestiality image
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Former WA Police senior constable guilty over bestiality image

The former officer is also facing another 177 charges relating to allegedly unlawful computer access.

  • by Phil Hickey
Homicide squad back in Kalgoorlie investigating Charlie Park mystery
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Homicide squad back in Kalgoorlie investigating Charlie Park mystery

Homicide squad detectives are back in Kalgoorlie carrying out inquiries into the disappearance and suspected murder of Charlie Park.

  • by Phil Hickey
Perth cop charged after teen allegedly struck by police car in Thornlie
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Perth cop charged after teen allegedly struck by police car in Thornlie

A WA Police officer at the centre of an internal investigation into an incident in Thornlie has been charged.

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Former AFL star Chris Yarran charged with string of offences after court appearance
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Former AFL star Chris Yarran charged with string of offences after court appearance

Former AFL star Chris Yarran has been granted bail after being charged and arrested in the Perth CBD overnight.

  • by Phil Hickey & Hamish Hastie
Man charged following Midland samurai sword attack
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Man charged following Midland samurai sword attack

Police have charged a man following a samurai sword attack in Midland on November 3.

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One punch attack victim 'unlikely to survive his injuries'
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One punch attack victim 'unlikely to survive his injuries'

An alleged one punch attack victim is unlikely to survive his injuries, a Perth court heard on Saturday.

  • by Phil Hickey
Police search for Ascot arsonist who lit boat on fire before falling in river
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Police search for Ascot arsonist who lit boat on fire before falling in river

Police are searching for a suspected arsonist who was caught on CCTV setting a boat on fire and then falling into the river as he tried to run away. 

  • by Heather McNeill
Jail for drug user who drove into policewoman
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Jail for drug user who drove into policewoman

He deliberately drove his car into a policewoman, crushing her leg against another vehicle as he tried to escape arrest.