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No. 376 December 2013

Welcome to the bumper December issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we highlight the Safer Summer road policing campaign, look back on the award-winning 'extraordinary Stories' recruitment drive and pay tribute to Police staff honoured for their bravery.

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

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Safety not speed this summer

The key to a safer summer is to tackle excessive speed - and Commissioner Peter Marshall is calling on all constabulary staff to play their part.

Advanced training enhances service

New advanced child protection (CP) and adult sexual assault (ASA) training is helping to embed best practice throughout the investigative process and supporting Victim Focus.

New tools to reduce damage from drink

Alcohol infringement offence notices (AIONs) are among the new tools staff can use to help prevent alcohol-related harm when the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) comes fully into force this month.

Sponge rounds - no soft option

The new "sponge round" now available to some specialist Police units will give them a new option for enhancing staff and public safety.


Prevention First Turns Two

Two years since the implementation of Prevention First, Deputy Commissioner Mike Bush says prevention is having a significant and positive impact within the communities we serve.

Mobility - 2014 and beyond

Embedding the mobilisation of New Zealand Police is a major focus over the next six months, says National Manager Mobility, Superintendent Steve Christian.

Extraordinary stories, extraordinary success

The award-winning 'extraordinary stories' recruitment campaign - which saw real-life police work portrayed as street art - was an extraordinary success, says Deputy Commissioner Resource Management Viv Rickard.

Staff embrace White Ribbon

Police staff took the anti-violence message into their communities in the annual White Ribbon campaign.

NZ Bravery Awards honour outstanding courage

Eight Police officers have received New Zealand Bravery Awards for the parts they played in the face of intense danger in two of the defining Police events of recent years.

Camera sites selected with care

Work to select sites for up to 60 new speed cameras reaches a critical stage this month as road policing managers assess a list of potential locations in their districts.

Combined action on quad bike safety

Police and the rural business community have joined forces to promote quad bike safety in the Hawke's Bay region.

Scam prevention message hits streets

Police hit the streets in Auckland to counter an expected pre-Christmas increase in money lost to overseas scammers.

Setting out on the Trial trail

Young people in West Auckland are set to benefit from one of the new wave of Social Sector Trials.

Memorial comes home

A memorial stone unveiled in Afghanistan five years ago has returned home.

Stand proud, walk tall - the LSV way

When 60 young men and women graduated from the Limited Services Volunteer course at Trentham Military Camp last month, few watching were more proud than their Police mentor, Constable Raymond Clapp.

Face-to-face with graduation memories

The graduation of Recruit Wing 280 from the RNZPC last month brought back poignant memories for some longer-serving staff.


Kapa haka? Ka pai!

Members of the RNZPC kapa haka group were on stage to help mark the tenth year of Te Konohete, an inter-government department kapa haka concert held annually in Wellington.

The Special Olympics spirit

Police played a full part when New Zealand's 2013 Special Olympics Summer Games got under way in Dunedin last month.

Another year older - and wiser

By Commissioner Peter Marshall

Greetings to you all in my final Ten One column of the year.
I'm sure we'll all have mixed memories of 2013. There have been achievements of which we can all be proud and times we would probably rather forget.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

It’s always exciting to look ahead to a New Year, but not before reflecting on the year just gone, which has seen our Police deliver fantastic results for the public – again!

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