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No. 368 April 2013

Welcome to the April issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we gauge how many crimes staff prevented last year, reveal which district won a coveted award for solving crime problems, and find out how Nelson staff cut through a culture of carnage.

You can also read As I See It, Commissioner Peter Marshall's latest blog about Police issues.

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Crime drop achieved by hard work

Calendar year statistics for 2012 released this month show recorded crime continues to drop, with significant falls in burglary, serious assaults, robbery and vehicle theft.

Asset recovery pushes legal frontier

Legislation passed in 2009 is showing its muscle as offenders emerge from the Court system stripped of their loot.

Award for projects that POP

A new award recognising excellence in crime prevention through problem-oriented policing has been hugely successful, with quality projects submitted by nearly all districts.

Victim Focus on everyone’s radar

A quality service to victims is becoming ingrained in the daily duties of frontline staff.

Crime knows no boundaries

With up to a million Kiwis living overseas, the New Zealand Interpol office is busier than ever.

Quake help recognised

Members of the Royal Thai Police were recently presented with Canterbury Earthquake Citations by Deputy Commissioner Mike Bush.

Ownership cuts Nelson carnage

Drunken carnage that once held central Nelson to ransom has been swept aside by no-nonsense, common-sense policing.

Festival paints a bright picture

Constable Melissa Haven, community constable for Kumeu, attended the Hari Krishna Festival of Colour in Auckland last month.

Crazier than cutting coffee

As two police officers chatted at Taupo watch house on New Year's Eve 2011, the subject of New Year's resolutions came up.

Show the Anzac spirit

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Anzac Day is coming. While a lot of police stations, areas and districts will be represented at dawn or local ceremonies, I want to encourage additional Police attendance and visibility.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

The stats are in, the results have been counted, and we have a clear winner – the New Zealand public.

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