Ten One No. 366 February 2013 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 366 February 2013

Welcome to the February issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we test new officer safety alarms, see how easy it's getting for people to report crime, and meet the partners joining police at New Plymouth's new station.

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

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Alarms bring help in risky situations

New alarms have proved their worth over summer, bringing urgent assistance to staff in a variety of circumstances.


Smart maps keep up with the action

Masses of data is being fed into electronic maps that show what's happening - and what police are doing about it - at any one time.

Slain officers left life-saving legacy

A poignant commemoration of four officers’ slayings brought the inherent dangers of policing front-of-mind for staff and the public this month.

Reporting channel goes nationwide

The Crime Reporting Line (CRL) begins an expansion into all Police districts this month, meaning less paperwork for frontline officers and better service for victims.

Nanny and Billy add realism to course

Take two dead goats and a cow, add a car fire, two plane crashes and a mass burial, mix them together and you’ve got the basis of an intense two-day training course.


Cost recovery open for consultation

Views are invited on the possible introduction of charges for the Police vetting service.

Sector collaboration - by design

A station being built in New Plymouth updates more than bricks and mortar - it marks a whole new approach to Justice sector collaboration.

Joined-up action breaking crime cycles

A two-year trial shows promising change can occur when police work more closely with staff from other agencies.

Buses drive home message

An advertisement created and designed by two Palmerston North police officers went large over summer, appearing on the back of two Palmerston North City buses.

Public feedback made easy

A new feedback section on the Police website makes it easier for people to give praise, express dissatisfaction or make a formal complaint.

Special mission for officers

Extensive involvement with the Special Olympics took three police officers to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea last month.

Robust defence of ethics and integrity

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Our overhauled disciplinary process will defend the ethics which underpin our work.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

Our Police service is a proud institution. For very good reasons it operates independently of any political interference.

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