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December 2009
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for December 2009.


This issue features:-

  • Operation Norse - Police thank the community.
  • Improvement to interview skills.
  • Community policing in prisons.
  • A police clinic held in a library.
  • An investigation of a sudden death in Kiribati.
  • The launch of the Blue Light waka.
  • Communities football.
  • A revised memorandum with Victim Support.
  • Front-line policing in the Hutt.
  • Ceremonial sword returns to Commissioner's Office.
  • Police dog's life-saving role recognised.

Ten One Community Edition takes a break over the Christmas period - next year's first edition will not be published until 2 February 2010.


Anna Woolnough
Editor Ten-One

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Operational policing

 Norsewood gets behind search

The generous response of the community during the three-day hunt for David Bourke in the Norsewood area has humbled the most hardened of cops.

Focus on quality interview skills

The world’s most advanced investigative interviewing techniques are now being taught in a specialist facility at the Royal New Zealand Police College.

Heartache in Kiribati sudden-death investigation

Just an ordinary day in the office turned into something far from ordinary for Detective Senior Sergeant Jill Rogers from Henderson in September.

Superintendents go back to the front line

A couple of superintendents returned to the front line recently, joining the night shift in Lower Hutt to help them better appreciate demands on staff.

Community policing

Community Policing in prison

Constable Judy Powell from Balclutha is bringing the community policing approach into a new arena – prison.

Community officer holds library clinic

Constable Julie Feringa of Hamilton has found a novel way of connecting with her community – by holding weekly clinics at her local library.

 Blue Light waka launched

Napier Blue Light has taken to the water in a bid to reach at-risk youth in Hawke’s Bay.


Campus cops a success in Hamilton

Six months on from the introduction of community constables into four Hamilton schools the scheme is making good progress.

Communities play football final

Palmerston North’s Omani team beat out Upper Hutt’s UK Kiwi in the thrilling final of the Police-run New Zealand Communities Football Cup to become national champions at Arena Manawatu.

Victim Support and Police sign revised memorandum

Police Commissioner Howard Broad and Victim Support CEO Tony Paine signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Police and Victim Support in November.

Policing matters

Sword returns to Commissioner’s Office

The family of former Police Commissioner Mal Churches has returned a much treasured ceremonial sword to New Zealand Police.

Ryka’s life-saving role recognised

He’s been stabbed, gashed a tendon and caught scores of criminals all in the line of duty.

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