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August 2011
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for August 2011.

In this issue, we check Police confidence in new driving legislation, count the spoils of a 12-month undercover drugs operation and find out why Tauranga police arrested a Gruffalo.

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


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National News

New rules target teen carnage

There's quiet confidence new legislation which came into force this month will reduce the number of crashes involving young people that staff deal with every year.

Get ready for kick off

With up to 80,000 Rugby World Cup followers expected from around the world, police are getting ready to go the extra mile.

Top brass – meet the top brass

The Webb Ellis Cup made an unscheduled stop at Police National Headquarters last month.


Firearms safes almost ready for trials

Prototype rifle safes have been produced and a prototype vehicle cab safe is nearing completion as part of the Firearms and Taser Project.

Kronic comes off the shelves

Concern over synthetic cannabis products such as Kronic prompted the Government to urgently pass legislation this month allowing the issue of temporary class drug notices.

OCEANZ defends our children

A view from Police Minister Judith Collins

Few crimes are more repulsive and cowardly than sexual offending against children.

News from Police districts

Policing teams impress the neighbours

After six months in action, The Mangere East Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) is gaining traction and residents are starting to see changes in their day-to-day lives.

Op Hunter disrupts drug supply

The drug scene in Wellington District suffered a major setback when a 12-month undercover operation culminated in a blitz of search warrants and arrests.

We take it personally, burglars warned

A spike in burglaries prompted a swift response by Rotorua's Tactical Crime Unit, resulting in whole house-lots of property being returned to grateful owners.

Kids SNAP to it

Senior Constable Bryan Ward has a simple solution for parents who can't get around to recording serial numbers - get the kids to do it.

Aha! Oho! It's a Gruffalo!

An elaborate ruse involving Police, a helicopter and a Gruffalo has made a big impression on the children of Mount Maunganui Primary School.

More hide than seek for drug dog

Police drug dog Willie, illuminated by fluorescent lamps, is more than happy with her findings during a search warrant executed by Avondale CIB.

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