Ten One No. 359 July 2012 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 359 July 2012


Welcome to the July issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we see how coordinated action has hit the cannabis trade from all sides, visit the Police families off to the Olympics and count the challenges our dive squad were posed by Lake Sumner.

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


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Double whammy hits cannabis trade

Cannabis dealers and growers have been hit from all sides during six months of coordinated police action.

Avalanche team tests swift response

Around 50 people put avalanche response plans to the test in an extensive exercise on Mount Hutt last month.

'Districts First' for new headquarters team

A new team at Police National Headquarters underlines Police’s serious, long-term commitment to reducing child abuse and sexual violence.

Hot property targeted by Crimestoppers

A Crimestoppers campaign encouraging people to pass on information about the stolen property trade starts this month.

Olympic policing no game

A team of five from Police headed across the globe this month as liaison officers for the London 2012 Olympics.

Three families make Olympic grade

After years of taking his four children to rowing events around New Zealand, Superintendent Dave Trappitt is going further afield - to watch daughter Louise Trappitt row in the London 2012 Olympics.

Hat-trick of awards for Maori, Pacific and Ethnic Services team

Policing in extraordinary times by Maori, Pacific and Ethnic Services (MPES) was recognised when the team scooped three prestigious Public Sector Excellence Awards last month.

Big response to web wanteds

A gallery of wanted people on the Police website brought a huge response.

Eastern District rips into the future

Change is like a sticking plaster - you can rip it off fast, or you can rip it off slow. In Eastern District, they resolved to grit their teeth and rip it off fast - a tough choice that’s already paying off.

Sumner a test of patience and skill

One challenge after another confronted the team trying to recover a helicopter pilot’s body from Lake Sumner.

Brothers and sisters in law

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Last month's graduation from the Police College highlighted the concept of the Police family. The graduates had many blood ties to Police, such as Constable Jeremy Kench, whose father, uncle and brother-in-law are members. Jeremy's father Sergeant Brian Kench is one of the five from my own recruit wing still serving. Brian's father joined Police in 1956.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

We’ve made great strides in road safety over the past few years, but for one particular group it's taking a bit longer to get the message across that the Government and Police won’t tolerate dangerous and antisocial behaviour on the roads.

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