GUEST SPEAKER – Police Commissioner Chris Dawson

You are all welcome to the next Stirling Branch General Meeting that will be held next Wednesday, 13th March 2019 commencing at 7:30pm
at the City of Stirling Administration Centre 25 Cedric Street Stirling WA

This meeting should not be missed, as we have Chris Dawson, Commissioner of Police as our guest speaker.

Chris Dawson joined the Western Australia Police Force as a cadet in February 1976, going on to provide 38 years of continuous service in country and metropolitan positions across a range of portfolios.

Appointed to the rank of superintendent in 1999, he became the inaugural principal of the WA Police Academy in Joondalup.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2002 saw him awarded the Australian Police Medal for distinguished service.

After long stints acting up as an Assistant Commissioner, he was appointed Deputy Commissioner under Karl O’Callaghan in July 2004,

with a brief to lead an agency reform program resulting from outcomes from the Kennedy Royal Commission.

From May 2008 he had overall management of all operational policing within metropolitan and regional areas,

including the specialist portfolios of serious and organised crime, counter terrorism and state protection