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Investment for safer communities
The Government’s $388 million Safer Communities investment in policing will put more officers into every district, allow more police bases to operate 24/7 and boost the fight against organised and transnational crime.
Tackling organised crime
A taskforce being created in the Western Bay of Plenty under the investment package underlines the intent to help create safer communities by targeting organised crime.
COI – a decade of change
“I’m proud of the distance we’ve come,” says Commissioner Mike Bush. “Police is a very different organisation now compared to even 10 years ago.”
Keep moving forward
By Louise Nicholas ONZM. On 31 January 2004 I told my story of rape and abuse by members of New Zealand Police.
Water training gets real
Water training for Police recruits is getting more realistic, with a greater focus on individuals understanding their abilities and being able to make informed decisions about the risks of water-related emergencies.
Life after RAMSI
As Solomon Islanders prepare to say “Lukim iu!” – Goodbye! - to RAMSI, New Zealand is shaping its continuing support to the nation’s police.
Champion time for pipe band
The New Zealand Police Pipe Band did us proud in the National Pipe Band Championships last month.
Everybody out! Edgecumbe under water
Police staff arriving in Edgecumbe to help evacuate residents quickly found themselves involved in a rescue operation as floodwaters rose with alarming speed.
Crusaders give policing a try
From red and black to blue – a group of Crusaders players with an eye on a future policing career spent a day as guests of Canterbury Police last month.
Rollout enhances responder readiness
Police’s response capability is being boosted with the rollout of more equipment and tactical training to frontline staff.
Children first for new ministry
The launch of the Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki presents a golden opportunity for Police staff protecting vulnerable youngsters - and it is drawing heavily on Police expertise and experience.
We care – and so do award judges
Police’s ‘Do you care enough?’ recruitment campaign has been recognised by New Zealand’s creative sector.
Dave Cliff on the road
In 34 years in Police, Dave Cliff never forgot the horrors he saw as a young Constable at fatal crash scenes in Auckland.