Ten One No. 400 March 2016 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 400 March 2016

In this issue, we look at how Police plans to manage risk created by fleeing drivers, highlight the thinking behind the new Gang Action Plan, find out about a small police dog with a big heart, catch a few waves with Police’s surfers and see what our staff got up to at the Auckland Pride Parade.

You can also read Direct Line, Commissioner Mike Bush's latest blog about Police issues.


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Fleeing drivers – balancing the risks

Police’s response to fleeing drivers is to be enhanced to ensure it aligns closely with TENR and remains fit for purpose.


Leadership in action

To mark the 75th anniversary of women in policing, a new Ten One series focuses on the diversity of Police’s female staff and their jobs. Here Inspector Naila Hassan, Western Waikato Area Commander, reflects on her career to date.

In the eye of the storm

When Cyclone Winston hit Fiji last month, Police’s Pacific Liaison Officer, Detective Superintendent Don Allan, was on the front line.

Beyond the gang patch

Mum's a family violence victim, and Dad's in prison. So are several of your uncles, and cousins. Most people around you do drugs and commit crime, and it’s rare in your family for people to have a job.

Better public access to police data

Police has been acknowledged as being among the best-performing government organisations in sharing information with the public and other agencies, in keeping with its commitment to the government-wide open data strategy.

Staff ideas shape PIB rethink

Staff in the Police Infringement Bureau (PIB) are shaping an initiative to increase efficiency and improve service to their customers.

Protecting vulnerable children

Big changes are under way that are expected to make a fundamental difference in the protection and support of vulnerable children.

Cuffs fit for the larger client

New handcuffs are being issued to help with those extra big jobs.

Surf’s up

James Whitaker, of Public Affairs, reports from the Police Surf Championships in Northland.

Survivor Tas bounces back

Police dog Tasman, the Dog Section’s great little survivor, has done it again.



Buckling up saves lives

A roadside conversation in a tourist hotspot has underlined the life-saving potential of routine traffic stops.

A fitting farewell

The Police family was augmented by an impressive Defence contingent for the funeral of Carl Kennedy, Practice Leader Intelligence at the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC).

Pride in our values

Police’s contingent in the Auckland Pride Parade represented a huge endorsement of all our core values, writes Inspector Tracy Phillips.

Royal Humane Society Awards

On 14 May 2015 police were called to the Waikanae River on the Kapiti Coast, which was in flood after heavy rain.

Steps toward the future

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. Policing Excellence the Future has taken another significant step forward with the decision on which initiatives we will progress this year.

Minister's Word

A view from Police Minister Judith Collins

I was deeply saddened by the recent fleeing driver incidents that ended in tragedy.

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