|Ten-One Community Edition: 329 January 2010 is brought to you by The New Zealand Police|
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Last November Community Edition Editor Anna Woolnough joined general duties officers in Hastings, Flaxmere and Havelock North....
A normal shift for Hastings general duties Sergeant Kevin Stewart, more widely known as KJ, begins with a review of staff time-sheets, recommendations for leave, staff welfare and sickness issues.
OC Flaxmere, Sergeant Bryan Smith leads a team of eight including five general duties officers, two community police officers and one non sworn staff member.
|Havelock North – the model community policing town
Community constables Sergeant Bob Gordon and Senior Constable Bruce Grimshaw operate model community policing in what appears to be a model town.
|Family violence - it's not OK|
Eastern District police have made it a priority to protect family violence victims and their children and hold offenders accountable.
Once again a little white ribbon took up a lot of space around the country on 25 November last year.
A safety expo for South Asian Women and Children in Papatoetoe helped spread the message among these communities that family violence isn’t OK.
The children of Suai in Timor-Leste had a real kiwi Christmas treat when the New Zealand contingent held a party for them last month.
Senior Constable Malcolm Parker has been awarded the United Nations Courageous Service Award after he saved a man from drowning in Timor-Leste.
It is probably the smallest local democracy in the world – just 45 people were eligible to vote in the Pitcairn Island December election for deputy mayor and four new councillors.
|Awards and honours|
|Staff honoured in New Year
Six staff are among the 2010 New Year Honours list.
A Nelson initiative to reduce bike crashes while increasing police visibility has won a Cycling Advocates’ Network Cycle Friendly Award.
|Northland celebrates with pride
Community safety came to the fore through many events in the Northland Community Pride Week in early December last year.
Software engineering students got to experience working life in the Electronic Crime Lab (ECL), as part of their course last year.
Police Minister the Hon Judith Collins and the media were invited to inspect a range of specialist police vehicles including a police concept car at Trentham at the beginning of last month.
Senior Sergeant Blair Burnett is helping to turn around the lives of criminals in South Taranaki through providing moral support and working with other agencies to find opportunities for them.
Police and the Department of Corrections have signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The document recognises the close relationship that exists between Police and Corrections and makes provision for that relationship to develop in the changing justice environment.
An International Police Citizen Youth Clubs and Blue Light Conference has inspired New Zealand Blue Light and police representatives to find new solutions to youth offending.
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