Ten One No. 396 October 2015 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 396 October 2015

Welcome to the October issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we see yellow with the latest roadside safety initiative; get a look at the new Wellington mobile police base; find out how a community has rallied to help a treasured police officer; and learn why a young Bougainvillean will be growing up with a Kiwi cop’s name.

And don't forget Police Open Day on Sunday 18 October, when we will be opening our doors so you can meet your local police officers, see technology in action, see demonstrations by specialist groups and much, much more. Go to http://www.police.govt.nz/openday for details of what's happening in your district.


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

 

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Prevention on the cards

The message is clear – don’t get sidelined. And with the Rugby World Cup at the front of many minds the message is being delivered through use of a universally understood sporting symbol.

  

Get social, get the message across

Uptake of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts about Police’s recent road policing campaigns has shown – again – the power of social media to reach a wide audience.

Code to boost victims’ confidence

The new Victims Code aims to make government agencies more responsive to the needs of victims – and hold them accountable for upholding victims’ rights.

Rural policing in focus

Police is bringing a new focus to bear on the unique challenges associated with policing in rural areas with the establishment of an internal rural advisory panel.

Police innovation for the world

New Zealand police officers and their counterparts worldwide will benefit from Kiwi innovation under the groundbreaking intellectual property agreement between Police and global technology company Intergraph.

Positive verdict on PPS

The Police Prosecution Service (PPS) has received a vote of confidence from an important stakeholder group – New Zealand’s judges.

Police remembers

When the police family gathered at home and abroad last month to remember those we have lost, it was a day of tradition and of firsts.

Meet Paul Grace Junior…

A Bougainville mother has paid a New Zealand Police officer the ultimate tribute by naming her baby after him after he drove her on a gruelling journey to a medical centre to give birth.


Have wheels, will travel

Wellington District’s mobile police base will make it easier to prevent and respond to crime by taking police into the communities that need them most.

 

Tailor-made prevention

An anti-burglary initiative developed in Counties Manukau is now providing tailor-made prevention advice nationwide.

For Damian, with love

Neighbourhood Policing Teams were created to support local communities – now one community has turned the tables by rallying to support a local officer stricken by illness.

Videos spread word on safety

Porirua’s Community Crime Prevention Team is using social media to encourage people to be safe and feel safe in their city centre.

A family game

It was a true family affair when a Police team faced Port Chalmers Rugby Club in the 24th annual Stewart Guthrie Memorial Game in Dunedin.

Tough audience gets the message

It starts with folded arms and defiance and ends with hugs and haka. A Police-led road safety campaign is making a profound impression on a hard-to-reach audience in Eastern District.

Running for Teina

A Counties Manukau constable is looking for support as she prepares to run the New York Marathon on behalf of an injured wingmate and friend.

Your ideas, our future

By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. Our Prevention First operating model and our focus on mobility are two of the standout successes of the first phase of Policing Excellence.

Minister's Word

A view from Police Minister Michael Woodhouse

Following the recent shooting incident in Upper Hutt, it was hardly surprising that some quickly turned the conversation to calls for routine arming of our police officers.


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