Ten One No. 354 February 2012 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 354, February 2012


Welcome to the February issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we look behind the scenes of the Dotcom operation, highlight a new tool to help families suffering the most serious violence, and see why musician Tiki Taane wanted to support an anti-violence campaign.

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


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Careful planning behind Dotcom swoop

The high-profile operation centred on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom in Auckland was the culmination of several months of careful planning by staff in Auckland and Wellington.

New help for families suffering serious violence

A tool which predicts the likelihood of re-assault in intimate partner relationships will become a key part of the Police response to family violence this year.

Big picture spelt out clearly

A two-page summary of Police’s strategic plan goes out to every staff member this month and is available to the public online.

Bail systems go electronic

New bail management software will bring accurate, up-to-date information to staff across the country when it replaces current bail processes later this month.

Pacific partnership takes to the air

Staff are being deployed to Pacific Islands as mentors and trainers as the Partnership for Pacific Policing - 3P - gathers momentum.

Photographers perform in world competition

Some 4000 photos from around the world were entered into a competition recently run by the International Police Association (IPA).

Anti-violence campaign rocks on

Musician Tiki Taane is one of six Palmerston North celebrities to lend his support to an anti-violence campaign which has been enthusiastically received by the target youth audience.

Unlikely allies get boxers fighting fit

Taking on Corrections in a boxing fundraiser is tough enough but Whanganui staff faced hard rounds before fight night.

Superpuppy launches charm offensive

He may not have the powers of his movie-star namesake but Bolt the police puppy has a posse of young fans.


Collector community meets at Museum

Friends of the Police Museum invite staff and the wider public to enjoy a Collector’s Evening on 12 March, 5.30 - 6.30pm at the Police Museum in Porirua.

From Welly to Dili

Superintendent Steve Christian leaves Wellington this month for a two year posting in East Timor, where he will manage the Timor Leste Community Policing Programme.

Important milestones marked well

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

I intend to carry on in 2012 as I started in 2011 - getting out and about to police stations and districts, with my deputies happily doing the same.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

The holiday road toll over Christmas and New Year was horrific, and tragic stories affecting families across the country dominated the media.

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