Sgt Nathan Good, of Perenjori, and Sgt Dan Major, from Meekatharra, finalists in WA Police Excellence Awards

Staff reporterMidwest Times
Perenjori police officer Nathan Good (left) is a finalist in the WA Police Excellence Awards.
Camera IconPerenjori police officer Nathan Good (left) is a finalist in the WA Police Excellence Awards. Credit: Supplied/RegionalHUB

Two officers from the Mid West-Gascoyne district are finalists in the 2023 WA Police Excellence Awards in recognition of the work they do engaging with at-risk youth and their communities at large.

Sgt Nathan Good from Perenjori police station is one of two finalists in the community engagement category, nominated for his “ongoing commitment . . . and strengthening positive relationships through the development of the Perenjori Blue Light Unit and community centre”.

In the innovation in policing category, Sgt Dan Major from Meekatharra Police Station is on the shortlist for developing phone app technology that provides police with the ability to engage with at-risk youth in the Mid West-Gascoyne, Kimberley and Pilbara districts.

The awards were first introduced in 2014 and honour police officers who display an outstanding commitment to excellence in serving the people of WA.

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Nominations were received from both community members and WA Police Force personnel.

For this year’s awards, 181 nominations were received, with 103 individuals and 78 team nominations.

The awards are judged by a panel comprising of senior police and sponsors. Each category winner receives $2000 in prize money.

The winners will be announced at a lunch event on December 12.

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