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No. 380 May 2014

Welcome to the May issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we find out why Police is opening its doors to the public, see how a reality TV show is helping boost recruitment, learn how our staff responded when disaster struck the Solomon Islands and remember the recent Royal visit to the Police College.

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

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Come on in - it's Open Day

Police is inviting the public to discover more about what we do.



Mental health roles clarified

Police and the Ministry of Health are working together to ensure the most appropriate joint response to vulnerable people with mental health problems.

Kiwi staff on disaster front line

It was all hands to the pump for New Zealand Police staff in the Solomon Islands as the islands were hit by a series of natural disasters.

True blue career opportunities

The reality TV series Women in Blue is providing a powerful platform for the recruitment of more women to the organisation.

Working the waves

The work of Police to keep people safe in a country with more than 15,000km of coast, 180,000km of rivers and plenty of lakes provides the dramatic backdrop to another reality TV programme, Water Patrol.

CVIU turns up the heat

The heat goes on high-risk commercial vehicles in Auckland this month as staff from around the country join up for a multi-agency operation known as Twistlock.

 The day the Royals came - in pictures

The weather was miserable but the welcome was warm when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge called at the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) on the final official visit of their New Zealand tour.


Police athletes in the medals

Police staff flew the flag for New Zealand at the 15th Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games in Melbourne last month.

Home and dry with Prevention First

Christchurch constables took Prevention First to heart when confronted with a cold and wet young shoplifter.

Safety at sea

Members of Auckland Maritime Unit were in action when last month's Royal visit took to the harbour.

New cell suite cuts complaints

Good design, the presence of mental health professionals and a dedicated team of Authorised Officers are the keys to a fall in complaints about treatment of people held in police custody in Christchurch.

Safety first in poaching crackdown

Poachers face significant new penalties - and it is hoped the change will increase safety for legitimate hunters and other users of rural land.

Township cameras stand guard

People in the Coromandel are feeling more secure thanks to an initiative involving Police and locals.

Milestone for community partners

Police and community partners in Ngaruawahia are celebrating a quarter of a century of working together to give local youngsters a good time.

Half-centurions roll back the years

Half a century after they first gathered at Trentham, members of the No 25 Macdonald Brown Recruit Wing met up again for a reunion at Napier.

Our commitment to act

By Commissioner Mike Bush

The headline results from this year's Workplace Survey are pleasing.

Minister’s Word

A view from Police Minister Anne Tolley

New Zealand Police is a huge organisation, with 12 districts and up to 12,000 staff. It is impossible for changes to be fully implemented overnight.

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