Taser – safe, effective, necessary - by Police Commissioner Mike Bush
The decision to allow routine carriage of Tasers by all level-one responders is about enhancing the safety of our staff and the public.
Better by design
The National Prevention Centre (NPC) and Service Design Centre (SDC) are working together to enhance Police’s initial response at family violence incidents.
A respectful farewell
Beneath clear blue winter skies, Police said a respectful farewell to 33 of the 37 victims of crime or misfortune whose remains have lain in the New Zealand Police Museum’s collection.
Top dog bows out
As a child, Brendon Gibson met Miska, New Zealand’s legendary first police dog.Miska bit him.
Vehicle rescues made easier
Frontline staff are being issued with a small gadget which could make a big difference in rescues from vehicles.
Psychoactive substances: The national outlook
Psychoactive substances remain in our communities more than a year after Operation Recall – and the specialists at the National Drug Intelligence Bureau (NDIB) are urging frontline staff to remain alert to their presence.
Thumbs up for Helpem Fren
New Zealand Police staff were in the thick of things as the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) celebrated its 12th anniversary with a community day last month.
For six years Constable Victor Sihung of Bougainville Police Service (BPS) has worked alongside New Zealand Police personnel, providing valuable links with local police and communities.
Magnificent tartan tribute
A descendant of the first New Zealand Police officer slain on duty has praised the “magnificent” gesture which has seen his great grandfather honoured on the other side of the world.
Agreements boost community links
Police and New Zealand’s rugby authorities have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to keep organised crime out of our national sport.