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The effect of Canterbury’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake will be felt by the district’s police for months.
When it comes to bad luck Senior Constable Bruce Lamb has had more than his fair share this year.
The heart and soul of Constable Anna Stenhouse went into designing and building her Kaiapoi home seven years ago.
At the best of times it’s difficult enough taking triple one calls from stressed or panicking members of the public, but even harder when you’re also rocking and rolling with an earthquake.
Operation Unite focused trans-Tasman policing efforts on preventing alcohol-related harm for 12 hours in September. Many districts targeted drink driving and compliance of licensed premises.
A multi-district operation targeting a syndicate responsible for the manufacture and distribution of drugs has seized, among other things, a rock of “ice” or crystal methamphetamine weighing in at 83 grams or a street value of $83,000.
Officers can now extend their specialist skills on the newly upgraded ‘tactical training tower’ at The Royal New Zealand Police College.
Technology is improving juries’ ability to understand fingerprint matches in the US, says international fingerprint expert Pat Wertheim.
The Wellington District Child Protection Team (D-CPT) has waded through a mass of work in the six months since it was formed, says Detective Senior Sergeant Tusha Penny.
As it reaches its first anniversary, Crimestoppers is going great guns. More than 6,300 reports were received in its first 11 months of operation.
Additional information from Crimestoppers has been welcomed by Counties Manukau’s District Intelligence Unit.
A Heretaunga College student from Upper Hutt has produced a DVD to help highlight the dangers of drinking and driving among young people.
Police Minister Judith Collins launched the first group of Neighbourhood Policing Teams in Counties Manukau last month.
Piggity-Wiggity Jiggity Jig isn’t something a Police Commissioner gets to say very often, but Howard Broad did it with style on a visit to Masterton police.
|Awards and commemoration|
Business leaders ranked Police as New Zealand’s most reputable government department in a survey carried out by NZ Management magazine.
Tauranga Police dog handler, Constable James “Zinny” Muir, was awarded the Charles Upham Award for Bravery last month.
An initiative that started with a game of basketball was recognised at the Auckland City Community Safety Awards last month.
Police and the public are being asked for views on how deceased and injured Police employees should be recognised.
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