Ten One No. 360 August 2012 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 360 August 2012

Welcome to the August issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we visit the station with 100% female staff, see how police-developed technology is going global, and look at the bizarre hazards uncovered during a drug search.

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

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World trip planned for EVE

Technology developed by Police is to be commercialised for the global law enforcement and intelligence market.

Tracking devices keep tabs on high-risk offenders

GPS technology will be used to track offenders for the first time this month.

Engagement levels up despite tough times

Enviable achievements have been made in staff engagement, according to a report on the 2012 Workplace Survey.

Campaign shows many ways to help

The latest chapter in Police’s recruitment campaign tells potential recruits their background, culture and values will help them make a difference in the job.

Diverse leaders stepping up

Early indications of Police’s commitment to diverse leaders showed at a recent Inspectors Qualifying Course, where six of the 20 participants were women.

Agreement to fight transnational crime

An arrangement between New Zealand Police and Royal Thai Police was recently signed in Bangkok by Deputy Commissioner Operations Mike Bush and his Thai counterpart.

Wainui women play to strengths

While Police tackles the challenge of increasing the number of women at senior levels, one station is well ahead of the game.

District risk takes front seat

Area boundaries are taking a back seat as a road policing trial puts the focus on district-wide risk.

Small tip-off leads to big result

The vaguest piece of information reported to Crimestoppers can lead to a significant result, as a recent case shows.

Unusual hazards emerge in drug search

The routine search of a small cannabis grow became more complex when an alleged offender revealed his shed was booby trapped.

Story continues for four generations

When the refurbished 102-year-old headstone of fallen Police volunteer Michael Patrick (Mick) Quirke is unveiled next month, it will mark an extraordinary connection stretching back four generations.

Our partners in the IPCA

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

We had the pleasure of hosting Judge Sir David Carruthers, new Chair of the Independent Police Conduct Authority, and members of the IPCA board at Police National Headquarters last month.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

New Zealand’s police are famed across the world for their integrity and honesty. And the officers I met on a recent Friday night while accompanying a patrol in Auckland certainly got their message across on a variety of topics!

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