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

In this issue, we look at the warnings system saving police thousands of hours, add up the harm prevented through cannabis recovery, start a new chapter in child protection and find out how the Eagle helicopter has extended its wings.

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


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National News

Warnings system gets a big tick

Pre-charge warnings are saving frontline police thousands of hours and producing better outcomes for victims and offenders, a review has found.

Crackdown clips Angels’ wings

A weekend of 50th anniversary celebrations planned by the Hells Angels Motorcycle Gang were disrupted this month as part of a planned operation to prevent offending by members.

Linda hits supply

Operation Linda, the National Cannabis Crime Operation (NCCO), chalked up another successful summer in targeting the cultivation and distribution of cannabis throughout New Zealand.

Safety programme bang on target

Firearms safety training is reaching rural and Māori communities in a format designed to specifically meet their needs.


Courage is part of the job description

A view from Police Minister Judith Collins

Bravery goes with the territory for our Police. They face dangerous situations day in and day out, and they do so with great guts and determination.

Real events inspire recruit drive

The extraordinary deeds performed by police officers every day provide inspiration for Police’s latest recruitment drive.

Team Liaison Officer concept a first

Twenty police officers will see the Rugby World Cup from a privileged perspective – the inner sanctum of the participating teams.

News from Police districts

New chapter for Wellington child protection

Wellington District faced a worst-case scenario when a backlog of child abuse files was uncovered in 2008. The opening of a new child protection unit last month marked the start of a new beginning.

Horses boost Fieldays patrols

For the first time in 10 years Police on horseback patrolled Fieldays, the national agricultural show held at Mystery Creek in June.

Digging deep for Christchurch

Police on reassurance patrols in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs have been kept busy since June’s serious aftershocks, helping residents clear fresh mountains of silt.

Crash victim tells sobering story

Jared Thomas’s life changed on a drunken Saturday night three years ago, when a car he was in spun out on a rural road at around 180km/h.

Night vision extends Eagle’s wings

Helmet-mounted night vision goggles have significantly improved the capability of Police’s helicopter, Eagle.

Paws in force

Rotorua Dog Section celebrated 50 years of action with a public display attended by more than 1000 people.

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