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


This issue features:-

  • The Commissioner responds to IPCA reports.
  • An operation to target businesses supplying cannabis dealers.
  • Lower Hutt's 'Crime and Crash' team.
  • Police using books to build kids' trust.
  • Police school holiday programme targets middle students.
  • Operation Clog - Frontline police seizing criminals' assets.
  • Child Protection Protocol revised.
  • New Zealand Policing skills on show at World Expo.
  • Safety patrollers help Asian communities in Auckland.
  • National Dog Championships.
  • Police officer selected for the New Zealand National Cycling Team.
  • Wellington Police - Public Sector Employer of the Year.
  • Website reunites owners with stolen property.

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

Anna Woolnough
Editor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Highest standards are the Police objective
By Commissioner Howard Broad

Two important reports from the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) have tested Police.

Police website displays recovered jewellery

Police have created a new website to try and reunite owners with their stolen property.

The Crime and Crash teamProactive team from Lower Hutt gets results

Lower Hutt’s Crime and Crash team has put the area on the front foot in targeting and resolving volume crime.


Assets seized from Op Clog

Civil forfeiture legislation has been used by frontline officers in Lower Hutt’s Crime and Crash team to seize the assets of a local cannabis grower and dealer.

Commercial suppliers of cannabis growing equipment targeted in undercover operation

A two-year undercover operation code-named ‘Operation Lime’ targeting businesses and individuals responsible for the commercial sale of equipment and materials used for growing cannabis, and involving more than 500 police staff, came to fruition last month.

Child Protection Protocol revised

Protecting children is the key purpose of an updated protocol signed last month by Police and Child, Youth and Family.

National Dog Championships test skills

Dog handlers from Police, Customs, Aviation Security and Corrections met up earlier this month to test their skill and those of their dogs in the New Zealand National Dog Championships.

It’s a dog handler’s life

Sergeant Chris Best of the NZRPC Dog Training Centre has spent 17 of his 20 years of service with Police as a dog handler.

Community policing

Safety patrollers help Asian communities in Auckland

A new group of Asian safety patrollers have recently completed part two of their patrol training at Avondale Police Station.

Award also a win for ‘the team’
by Captain Victor Cauty, NZ Army

Wellington Police District was awarded ‘Public Sector Employer of the Year’ at the Territorial Forces Employer Support Council’s ‘Employer of the Year’ Awards held at Parliament in April.

Youth services

Books build trust

Police in the Wairarapa are using the power of books to connect with children in their communities. The “Police Reading in Schools” programme was launched last month by Masterton police staff.

Programme targets middle students

Youth Education Officers, Constables Shane Greville and Phil Wong from Hastings organised and ran their second school holiday programme last month.

Policing overseas

Skills on show at World Expo

Four New Zealand Police officers left for the World Expo in Shanghai, China, at the end of April.

Police in sport
Officer cycles his way to the top

Constable Daniel Waluszewski of Lower Hutt recentIy won two major cycling events, the Wellington Time Trial Championships (40km) and the Wellington Road Race Championships (130km).

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