Ten One No. 365 January 2013 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 365 January 2013

Welcome to the January issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we look at the road safety challenges ahead, mark the end of Police's operation in Afghanistan and find out how a community constable changed a Hamilton suburb.


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

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Holiday road toll sets another record low

Recent road statistics continue to head in the right direction but there are still a number of road safety challenges to be met in 2013.


Commemorations will mark double tragedy

A national service next month will mark the 50th anniversary of the deaths of four officers whose homicides led to the formation of the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS).


Brakes go on drivers of crime

The five drivers of crime are set for even closer attention now the National Tactical Plan is in place.

Goodbye Bamyan

The New Zealand Police operation in Afghanistan ended last month as members of the last contingent packed for home.

New Year Honours for nine staff

Nine police officers were recognised for their extraordinary contribution to Police and the wider public in Royal Honours announced on New Year’s Eve.

Awards for bravery and dedication

Police has recognised the exceptional service of the following staff with Merit Awards.

From mobsters to murals

A quiet revolution in a Hamilton suburb shows how dedication, lateral thinking and great partnerships can make a real difference.


Manufacturer honours rescue effort

The role of Senior Constable Peter Greenland in a harrowing rescue during the Christchurch earthquake has been recognised with a special presentation.


Handler with care

An Auckland dog handler is planning a third overseas trip with the Kiwi Care Team, a group of volunteers providing first aid to animals in need around the world.

At the top of our game for 2013

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Greetings and happy New Year to you all. Thanks to all who worked over the holiday period.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley


2012 was a very good year for New Zealand Police.


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