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

This issue features:-

  • Police focus on crime and crash prevention
  • Partnering with Corrections after quake
  • Operation Adrift seizes massive quantity of precursor
  • Training prepares CIB trainees to deal with child abuse
  • Dunedin plans around new stadium for World Cup
  • Counter-terrorism in the Pacific
  • Kiwi deployed to Australian Federal Police
  • Home safety video proves popular
  • Levin police raise awareness of family violence
  • Hastings kids get new wheels
  • Truckie network helps rural police
  • Global road safety campaign launched
  • Northland success with repeat drink drivers
  • Driver Directions teaches teens basic driving skills
  • Souped-up Civic drives home road safety message


Read Commissioner Peter Marshall's latest blog about current issues affecting policing.

Julie Wilton
Subeditor Ten-One

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Operational policing

Prevention First ‘here to stay’

Putting crime and crash prevention at the heart of Police will fundamentally change the way staff do their job, says Deputy Commissioner Operations, Mike Bush.


Prison partnership a first

Extraordinary times in Christchurch have led to an innovative partnership between Police and the Department of Corrections.

Major drug haul

Three people were arrested and 67.6 kilograms of ContacNT seized in a combined operation by Auckland Police metro drug squad and New Zealand Customs this month. It’s the largest amount of the methamphetamine pre-cursor drug to be seized this year.

Course equips for child abuse cases

Police will learn how to respond to child abuse earlier in their careers following changes to the CIB training programme.

Test of the unfinished stadium

Dunedin police preparing for the Rugby World Cup face a unique conundrum – the stadium isn’t finished yet.

Pacific nations explore counter-terrorism response

As the world digested news of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, New Zealand Police was co-hosting a gathering to explore the counter-terrorism preparedness of Pacific nations.

First Kiwi cop installed at Australian Federal Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Chris Cahill of Auckland Metro Crime and Operations Support (AMCOS) is the first NZ Police officer ever deployed to the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

Community policing

'Protect your stuff' video well watched

A short video of tips to help people keep their homes safe from burglars was watched more than 700 times in its first month on the Internet.

Business buys into family violence message

Levin police are on a mission to raise awareness of family violence in their town and across the Horowhenua.

Revamped wheels hit Hastings

Five children from a vulnerable Hastings community won a new set of wheels during a fun day organised by local police and Hastings District Council over Easter.

Rural officer milks the opportunities

Police in the two-person station of Wyndham in Southland have built an unusual network of eyes and ears to help patrol their vast rural area.

Road safety

Kicking off global road safety campaign

New Zealand was the first country in the world to announce the start of an international 10-year road safety campaign this month.



Drink drivers challenged

After several years of criminal offending and nine drink driving convictions, a Northland man has turned his life around.

Young drivers steered in the right direction

More than 70 teenagers took to the Taupō Motorsport Park race track during last month’s school holidays to take part in the Driver Directions programme.

Souped up but safe

Southland road police aren’t keen on most pimped-up rides – but one is a little different.

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