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June 2010
Welcome to the community edition of Ten-One for June 2010.


This issue features:-

  • Reduced speed cuts holiday toll.
  • Appointment of a new Deputy Commissioner.
  • Financial Crime Unit wins international award.
  • Facebook used to gather intelligence.
  • Youth Services forge key national relationships.
  • New crime prevention partnership.
  • New role for Pacific champion.
  • New MoU signed with Housing Corporation.
  • Youth leadership camp motivates.
  • Limited Service Volunteer scheme expands.
  • Electronic Crime Lab reunites student with stolen property.
  • Solemn undertaking given in museum.
  • Honours for Police staff.


Read Commissioner Howard Broad's latest blog about current issues affecting policing.

Anna Woolnough
Editor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Dramatic drop in holiday road toll

The Queen’s Birthday initiative to lower the speed tolerance to 4km/h coupled with a focus on slow drivers, high levels of alcohol testing and enhanced visibility across all districts saw a dramatic drop in the road toll over the weekend. Only one person died – the lowest figure for 54 years.

New Deputy Commissioner appointed

This month saw the appointment of Viv Rickard as Deputy Commissioner with responsibility for resource management.



Unit wins international award

Thanks to an excellent run of prosecutions of those responsible for ‘skimming’ and other bank card offences, the Auckland City District Financial Crime Unit has received the Visa International Law Enforcement Award.

Facebook gets good intelligence

Manurewa and Queenstown police stations are using Facebook pages to gather intelligence from their local communities.

Electronic Crime Lab reunites student with stolen property

When Detective Mike Scott asked E-Crime Liaison Officer Will Chamberlain to look at a password-protected computer he believed had been stolen, Mike had no idea the computer contained material critical to the thesis of PhD student Claudio de Sassi.

Museum sets the scene

Members of Wing 263 recently gave their solemn undertakings in a special setting at the Police Museum in Porirua. It was an early start for museum staff on 19 May when 40 brand new recruits took their solemn undertaking at the museum.

Policing young people

New relationships forged with key groups

Youth Services is using common goals to forge new national relationships with key education groups.

LSV Scheme expands its reach

Prime Minister John Key opened the new Youth Development Unit at Hobsonville Defence Force base on 4 June.


Youth leadership camp motivates

For the first time in 30 years, New Zealand and Australian Blue Lights came together to deliver a specialist youth leadership programme to 40 teenagers between 14 and 16 years old.

Community policing

National forum to prevent crime

Earlier this month Police signed up to a formal agreement as part of the Crime Prevention Partnership Forum (CPPF) – a newly formed group comprising police, industry and business interests.

National role for Pacific champion

Inspector Willi Fanene, newly appointed to the role of National Strategic Pacific Advisor to Māori, Pacific and Ethnic Services (MPES), is getting to grips with the policing needs of Pacific people in New Zealand.

MoU promotes working relationship

Police has signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Housing New Zealand Corporation (HNZC). The entire MoU, which came into effect on 5 May, has been revised and includes four new schedules:

Police staff honoured

Queens Birthday honours for staff

Five New Zealand Police staff and a Police volunteer were among the Queen’s Birthday Honours in early June.

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