ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER CRAIG WARD APM
Western Australia Police Force
Assistant Commissioner Craig Ward joined the Western Australia Police as a cadet in 1981. His diverse policing career has included general duties, criminal investigations, covert operations, strategy, performance management, information technology, human resources, learning & development and community engagement. In December 2017, with the appointment of a new commissioner and subsequent restructure, Craig was tasked to create a new Capability & Coordination Portfolio to provide strategic alignment and governance of activity within the Force and to maintain focus on key projects designed to provide the greatest community and organisational benefit. Craig is married to Stephanie, a primary school teacher. They have two children, a 20 year old son and 17 year old daughter. He is a keen surfer and loves spending time relaxing with his family on the south coast of WA.