Ten One No. 361 September 2012 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

No. 361 September 2012

Welcome to the September issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we turn the spotlight on new police search powers, measure the public's satisfaction in our service and see how a precious artefact came home after 12 years.



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

 

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New powers will disrupt and deter

The Search and Surveillance Act will provide significant tools to prevent crime and bring criminals to justice when it comes into force next month.


Familiar faces among drug arrests

It was deja vu for OFCANZ staff who shut down a sophisticated syndicate of designer drug dealers last month.

OFCANZ takes fight to big-bucks crime

Since its launch in 2008, staff of the Organised and Financial Crime Agency (OFCANZ) have arrested more than 300 people and laid more than 1000 charges.

Public says, “Great job!”

The latest public satisfaction survey scores Police 82 out of 100 - a rating which would be the envy of overseas police agencies, and a full 10 points higher than the average for other public sector organisations in New Zealand.


Missing artefact home at last

A 12-year mystery was brought to a conclusion when Wellington detectives brought a precious statue of Christ home to Futuna Chapel in Karori this month.



Crime scene photo a stand-out

Senior Constable Fiona Foxall, forensic photographer at Wellington Central Station, earned a spot alongside world-leading photojournalists in the World Press Photo exhibition while it stopped in Wellington last month.

Metal theft response forges links

Networks with industry have strengthened in Auckland City as staff went the extra mile to sort out heartache caused by metal thieves.

Preparation “invaluable” in helping boy

An autistic boy with a tendency to go missing was the genesis of a successful training package on dealing with people on the autistic spectrum.

First Asian Inspector welcomed

The first person from the Asian community to be appointed an Inspector was presented with his pips last month.

Celebrate absent friends' successes

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Every year we lose fantastic members and former members.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

Change can be difficult. It can be unsettling. But if it is change for the better then it is worth persevering with.


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