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

We apologise that the February issue of Community Edition has been released a day late, as staff have been involved with working on matters related to the Christchurch earthquake

This issue features:-

  • Earthquake will tax Police for "a long time"
  • Swift action taken against Rebels
  • Child abuse cases priority for Police
  • Marathon investigation into Scott Guy's murder
  • Twenty years of fingerprinting system
  • YORST helps Police understand youth
  • Seminars equip business staff to cope with armed robberies
  • Tackling crime at the mall
  • Online solution to lost property in Dunedin
  • New tool helps parents strap kids in safely
  • Sevens a policing success
  • Improved relations at Waitangi
  • Neighbourhood policing teams get positive feedback
  • New Ten 7 series
  • Police share anecdotes about their workday
  • Wellington police photographer retires
  • Constable saves a life on way to work
  • Officer's cycle ride to raise money for Mental Health Foundation

Read Commissioner Howard Broad's latest blog about current issues affecting policing.

Julie Wilton
Subeditor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Police to play major role in earthquake aftermath for 'quite some time'

Police staff joined the rest of New Zealand today for two minutes silence marking one week since the devastating Christchurch earthquake.

 

Police took swift action to rip the welcome mat out from under the Rebels and other criminal gangs this month.

Op Stamp: 'We mean business'

Police took swift action to rip the welcome mat out from under the Rebels and other criminal gangs this month.

Change must follow child abuse reports

The new case management system must become business as usual for staff if gaps in the Police system for managing criminal investigations are to be plugged, says Police Commissioner Howard Broad.

Marathon investigation still running hot

Eight months after Feilding farmer Scott Guy was gunned down in his driveway, the investigation is a long way from winding down.

AFIS - 20 years of making a mark

The Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) turned 20 this month - but the milestone is unlikely to have sparked celebrations among the criminal fraternity.

A year on for youth screening tool

It's the first anniversary of a tool that helps prevent young criminals from re-offending.

Community policing

Two robbers rushed into a New Plymouth hall, wielded shotguns at the 175 people inside and dragged one man from his seat demanding money.

Arming staff with valuable advice

Two robbers rushed into a New Plymouth hall, wielded shotguns at the 175 people inside and dragged one man from his seat demanding money.

 

Mall partnership hits criminals' takings

Offending at New Zealand’s biggest shopping mall has been slashed by a successful crime-fighting partnership.

Lost@Dunedin? No problem

A simple email address is making all the difference to Dunedin's lost property system.

Cat makes it Klik

A highly visual and interactive tool is teaching Hawke's Bay parents how to buckle their kids in properly.

Waitangi weekend tested Wellington Police with a national celebration of a different sort – 35,000 people heading to Westpac Stadium for a two-day NZI Sevens fiesta.

Good result for Sevens party

Waitangi weekend tested Wellington Police with a national celebration of a different sort – 35,000 people heading to Westpac Stadium for a two-day NZI Sevens fiesta.

 

More mana than mayhem at Waitangi

Protest was an integral part of Waitangi Day celebrations as expected this month but it's no longer the sole focus of events.

Communities welcome neighbourhood policing teams

The people of Counties Manukau are absolutely thrilled with their new Neighbourhood Policing Teams, says Acting Senior Sergeant Keith Olsen, the project's District Coordinator.

Cop shows worth the effort

The daily activities of Police staff provide material for some 14 reality TV shows a year. While there's no financial gain for Police, the public awareness and tip-offs they generate make them worthwhile.

Frontline photography: one chance to get it right

Forensic photography isn't all about blood and guts, says retired Police forensic photographer, Senior Constable Bruce Hutton.

Dave wants help with his legs

Working on four homicides is demanding enough but Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Glossop has an additional concern - when he can get out for a training ride.

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