|Ten-One Community Edition: 327 November 2009 is brought to you by The New Zealand Police|
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The Citizens’ Satisfaction Survey has returned positive results for police staff for the second year in a row.
In early October, police joined over 400 Murupara residents in a hīkoi through the town’s streets to claim back their town from local gangs.
Secondary school students from around the country got the opportunity to showcase their filmmaking talent when they competed in the inaugural National Secondary Schools Anti-Drink Drive Short Film Competition.
Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Matt Baggott, recently visited staff in Auckland and at PNHQ to discuss community policing. Matt held the role of Vice President of the Association of Chief Police Officers 2004-2007 and led the national roll-out of Neighbourhood Policing in the United Kingdom.
Wellington Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Borrell was awarded a Safety in the City award by Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast last month.
Project leader of Big Brothers Big Sisters New Plymouth, Senior Constable Paul Lampe has had not one, but two audiences with the Prime Minister in recent weeks.
Police and the New Zealand Bankers Association have signed a letter of agreement to formalise their working relationship.
Two-year-old Aisling Symes disappeared at around 17.15 on Monday 5 October. Her mother’s attention was momentarily diverted as she struggled to disconnect a washing machine. When she looked up Aisling was gone.
While the rest of the North Island snuggled down inside during one of the worst cold snaps for many years, members of Taupō and Napier police spent the night shovelling snow and evacuating hundreds of stranded motorists from the Napier-Taupō Highway.
|Policing new legislation|
New Zealand Police will take full advantage of enforcement and legislative powers arising from the Government’s tougher stance against methamphetamine.
A new Assets Recovery Unit will significantly enhance police capability to target the profits of gangs and organised criminals.
The Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009, signed by Transport Minister, Steven Joyce, in August, outlines 24 either new or updated provisions to further improve safety and efficiency for road users.
November 1, 2009 saw the introduction of compulsory impairment tests for drivers police suspect of driving under the influence of drugs.
New Zealand Governor General, His Excellency Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, visited New Zealand Police as part of a three-day trip to the Solomon Islands in October.
Children in Bamyam province, Afghanistan, will be having a warmer winter this year, thanks to the knitting and networking efforts of the mother of one of the New Zealand contingent.
New Zealand Police is implementing a project in Bougainville to recruit and retain female community auxiliary police (CAP) officers.
|Crimestoppers NZ launched|
The anonymous Crimestoppers NZ service is off to a good start, with most of the information received so far relating to drugs.
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