Ten One No. 351 November 2011 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 351, November 2011

this month's Ten One coverWelcome to the new-look Ten One. In this issue, we see what happens to masses of information gathered during the Rugby World Cup, find out how new rosters put more police on the street at critical times, and celebrate five years of helping the public with our Crime Reporting Line.

 

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

 

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National News

Rugby operation into extra time

The party’s over but the Rugby World Cup 2011 policing operation has a few more weeks to run.

 

Oil spill demands slick response

The grounding of the cargo ship Rena off the coast of Tauranga last month demanded a flexible and sometimes fast-moving response.

 

Cameras boost blitz

Cameras with impressive zoom lenses helped road policing staff during their latest traffic safety blitz.

 

Police are 500 times SMARTer

Christchurch traffic constable Spence Kingi was in for a surprise when he received his new SMART device last month - the machine’s distinctive silver battery marked it as the 500th device to be issued nationwide.

 

United Nations approach works for wardens

Maori, Pacific and Ethnic Wardens were deployed together for the first time during Rugby World Cup events.

 

Right time, right place system trialled

Two rostering trials get underway this month to test ways to get more frontline staff on duty when demand for police service peaks on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to 3am.

 

Reporting line goes many extra miles

The Crime Reporting Line chalks up a milestone this month, celebrating five years of helping the public report non-urgent crime and supporting the emergency 111 system.

News from Police Districts

Top markings for returned property

An armed stand-off in a Hamilton street resulted in the first success for Waikato’s Safer Schools programme.

 

Good trumps evil in Diwali celebration

The good guys of Counties Manukau formally celebrated Diwali for the first time last month.

 

Visits fend off bad vibes

Barriers fell like Wallaby defenders when Morrinsville staff took a Rugby World Cup quiz to students of an alternative education programme during the tournament.

Opinion

Honest decisions vital
By Police Commissioner Peter Marshall

After seven months as Commissioner my admiration for the excellent managers and staff of Police continues to grow.

 

Fantastic three years as Minister

By Police Minister Judith Collins

Late last month the parliamentary term came to an end. Looking back, it seems hard to believe it was three years ago that I took over as Minister of Police.

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