75 years – and the work goes on
Seventy-five years to the day after the first female recruits entered training, Police paid tribute to the women who have helped shape the organisation – and pledged the work to recruit and keep more women would continue.
Protecting the protectors
Police’s patrol dogs will get a new degree of protection with the rollout of a stab-resistant multi-purpose harness.
Counters project gathers pace
The project to improve front counter safety is gathering pace, with ten trial sites identified and improvements under way at stations regarded as the highest risk.
Minister meets online rescuers
Police Minister Judith Collins visited the OCEANZ office at Police National Headquarters (PNHQ) this month to meet the staff whose work can save a child from abuse on the other side of the world.
She wasn’t tall enough to be a police officer – but 30 years later Jo Henderson, Police’s only Victim ID Investigator, is dedicated to saving children from abuse.
42 fantastic years
When Detective Superintendent Rod Drew reflects on his 42-year career, the word he uses most is ‘fantastic’.
Read all about it
Bougainville’s book lovers have more reading matter to choose from thanks to New Zealand Police members and Kiwi businesses.
It takes a network…
Organised crime groups are constantly devising new and peculiar places to hide illicit drugs – inside teatray tables, or the metal stanchions that hold the tape that corrals you into zig-zag queues at the airport.
Queen’s Birthday honours
The selfless work of two Police staff was recognised with Queen’s Birthday honours this month.
Police to publish complaints data
Police is to proactively release information about complaints against members of staff from later this month.