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.