Ten One No. 357 May 2012 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 357, May 2012

Welcome to the May issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we see how a new approach to victims is backed by crime science, find out why messages aimed at new recruits are going down a Tweet, and ask a Detective Constable how her portrait came to be in a national gallery.

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


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Focus on victims to aid prevention

A new approach for working with victims is expected to significantly impact crime rates.

Punishing course a real blinder

A bitter southerly blast added interest to the Special Tactics Group (STG) selection course held in Wellington this month.

Cop stories go down a Tweet

The Police Twitter feed is scoring highly with those keen to peek behind the scenes of policing.

Gene genius pays off

The police dog championships were a family affair this year, with two dogs competing against their offspring.

Plaques recognise earthquake partnerships

Plaques recognising the roles of emergency services' staff in the 22 February Christchurch earthquake are being presented by Commissioner Peter Marshall as he travels around the country.

War horrors remembered

Anzac Day services were attended by staff in outposts around the world last month as well as those on home soil.

Symbolic start on Christchurch Station

Work on the new temporary Christchurch Central Police Station took a symbolic step forward this month with a sod-turning ceremony on the site.

Hard work proves neighbourhood commitment

Determination by residents to take pride in their community was clear to see during a clean-up organised by the Levin South Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT).

Trophy a fitting tribute to fallen brother

The death of their brother in Afghanistan has been difficult to come to terms with, but two police officers believe they've found a fitting tribute.

Officer’s portrait sends strong message

The powerful photograph of a Wellington-based police officer features in All Woman, a NZ Portrait Gallery exhibition by photographer Bev Short.

Goodbye garage

Lyttelton staff finally moved out of their garage and into a new prefabricated station last month.

Day-and-night effort breaks record

A new cycling record has been set by a staff member who rode 691.7 kilometres in 24 hours, barely stopping.

Constable's 100km beat

Constable Troy Netzler walked the talk when he took part in a 24-hour event for charity last month.

The value of leadership - By Commissioner Peter Marshall

This week I attended the Area Commanders' conference at Police College, which reminded me of the importance of leadership to Police. Area Commanders are lynchpins, with huge influence up and down the chain of command, and I’m delighted by the quality of the people in these positions.

Minister’s Word - A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

It’s not often I get to witness what goes on in Wellington’s streets at three o’clock on a Saturday morning.

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