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No. 379 April 2014

Welcome to the April issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we share Commissioner Mike Bush's vision for New Zealand Police, find out what is being done to keep road users safe this Easter and learn about a new support network for women in the organisation.

You can also read Direct Line, Commissioner Mike Bush's latest blog about Police issues.

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Modern, mobile, accessible policing

Commissioner Mike Bush stepped up into Police’s top job this month with the intention of continuing the direction of recent years - but with plenty of ideas about how to build on the organisation’s achievements.

The next challenge - Safer Easter

After the success of Police's summer campaign to keep traffic speeds down, the enforcement threshold will again be reduced outside an official holiday period.

World cups on the horizon

Policing of the two world cup tournaments in New Zealand in 2015 will be nationally coordinated but locally delivered, says operation commander Superintendent Sandra Manderson.

More Kiwi cops for Bougainville

Planning is under way for the expansion of New Zealand Police’s highly successful mission in Bougainville.

A high-powered farewell

Two Government Ministers, a High Court Judge and a clutch of Police Commissioners were among those who gathered at the Police College to farewell Peter Marshall.


Static camera sites picked

After an eight-month selection process and extensive discussion with local traffic experts, the first 12 locations for new static digital cameras have been nominated.

Women's network launched

Women in Police are getting an important new source of support with the formal launch this month of the national Women’s Advisory Network.

Tread carefully...

Thousands of key rings are being distributed by staff to help car owners check when their tyres need replacing.

Finding the better ways

Superintendent Steve Christian has retired after 41 years with Police - with the satisfaction of seeing the results of much of his work embedded into business as usual.

It's teamwork, says award winner

As she collected a prestigious award for her commitment to community policing last month, Acting Sergeant Fiona Barker insisted the credit lay with a team effort from Police and the local community.

Safer community together

Police and partner agencies in Marlborough have taken Safer Communities Together to heart in having their area designated a World Health Organisation (WHO) International Safe Community.

Burglaries drop after operation

Police in Northland have put a dent in a drug operation and broken an organised burglary ring.

Scales of justice

It probably wasn't the best moment for Constable Deborah Ngatai to call Rachel Inness about her forthcoming appearance as a witness in court.

Melissa's in the pink

It's the look that says: "Oh no - not again..."

Feeling the benefits

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Congratulations! I can't think of a better word to kick off my first Ten One column. I'm referring, of course, to the 4.1 percent reduction in offences in 2013.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

Some may try, but it’s very difficult to argue with the facts. Quite simply, New Zealand is a safer place because of the hard work of Police.

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