Ten One No. 391 May 2015 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 391 May 2015

Welcome to the May issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we find out about a mobility project upgrade, check out new equipment to aid taking of fingerprints and roadside breath tests, highlight a barrier-busting dance performance, see one staff member’s miniature contribution to the Gallipoli centenary and learn how Police staff around the world marked Anzac Day.

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


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Mobility upgrade ahead

Police staff will begin swapping their iPhones and iPads for the latest iPhone models this year.

New LiveScan trial begins

This month sees an exciting new technology trialled in Wellington Central, with the first of a new wave of LiveScan biometric kiosks installed.

Our accessible values

We are sharing our core values with our diverse communities by translating them into the non-English languages most commonly spoken in New Zealand.

Spreading the cyber smarts

As online crime makes deeper inroads into police work, members of the National Cyber Crime Centre (NC3) aim to ensure colleagues are prepared for the challenges.

Faster breath-testing in hand

New handheld devices will make the evidential breath-testing process much faster and more efficient, particularly in rural areas.

School success stories shared

The stories of interventions in New Zealand schools are to be shared through Police’s School Portal to allow police and schools around the country to learn from our past successes.

To protect and serve

Body armour continues to help Police staff ‘be safe and feel safe’ on duty, says the team looking into the replacement of our current stock.

Community policing bedded in

New Zealand Police staff are helping embed community policing in Timor Leste by enabling specially trained and mobile officers to support colleagues in remote settlements, as one of a wide range of strategies.

Anzac Day, home and abroad

New Zealand Police staff were united around the world as they marked the centenary of the Gallipoli landings last month.

Bhangra in blue

Counties Manukau staff made history in the most energetic way last month when they took to the stage in uniform to perform a bhangra dance routine in front of 2000 people.

A miniature place in history

You’ll have to look hard to find him, but PNHQ Schools Advisor Roly Hermans has been transported in miniature into the thick of the battle for Chunuk Bair.

SAR trainees go bush

Police staff had a close-up view of the RNZAF’s new NH90 helicopter when they headed into the wilds for the annual search and rescue (SAR) course.

Ping An paves the way

An operation to reduce victimisation among Asian shopkeepers in Counties Manukau has boosted trust and confidence in Police, increased mutual understanding and paved the way for further prevention work.

EI - help when it’s needed

It’s a privilege to help colleagues keep their careers on track, says Sergeant Dave Harvey, Police’s busiest Early Intervention (EI) lead.

Honours at the double

The courage of a police officer and a farmer in saving the life of a woman trapped by rising floodwaters has been recognised with two major awards.

Value added

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. This month’s Ten One has several articles that touch on Police’s values. In many cases, these show how our values are intertwined with our aim to prevent crime and build safe communities - and to have the trust and confidence of all.

Minister's Word

A view from Police Minister Michael Woodhouse

The success of Operations Wand and Sorrento, which recovered 123kg of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $120 million, is a credit to the determined effort of Police and the Organised and Financial Crime Agency New Zealand (OFCANZ).

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