|Ten-One Community Edition: 325 September 2009 is brought to you by The New Zealand Police|
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New Zealand Police seized and destroyed approximately 141,000 cannabis plants during the 2008/2009 National Cannabis and Crime Operation (NCCO) – the highest number in ten years.
Since the reintroduction of the Taser to Auckland City, Waitematā, Counties Manukau and Wellington districts at the end of 2008 there have been 78 incidents where the Taser was used: 16 in Auckland City, 15 in Counties Manukau, 14 in Waitematā, 32 in Wellington and one in Waikato (which has no Tasers) where a Taser was sent from another district to assist in resolving an incident in the Waikato river.
A Western Bay of Plenty Retail Crime Prevention Expo held in Tauranga in late July has given retailers valuable information on how to protect their profits by reducing the opportunity for criminal activity within their workplace.
Retailers, Private investigators, bankers, taxi drivers and the insurance industry were among those represented at last month’s Crime Partnerships Forum for industry held at the Police College.
More than 1800 Western Bay of Plenty high school students received a hard-hitting drink driving message recently when they attended an Anti Drink Drive Expo organised by Blue Light Tauranga.
Police and other emergency services will start using a new series of national topographical maps with new coordinates from the end of this month.
The government is seeking the public’s views as part of the development of Safer Journeys, a road safety strategy to take New Zealand through to 2020.
|New Zealand Police overseas|
On a recent five-day visit to Afghanistan Commissioner Howard Broad found New Zealand police officers stationed in Bamyan are making a significant contribution to efforts to rebuild stability in the province.
Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) recently celebrated its sixth year in the country.
|Police achievements celebrated|
|New-look museum opens its doors
The Police Museum has reopened its doors following the completion of an eight-month renovation project.
The Electronic Crime Laboratory (ECL) celebrated its 25th anniversary last month with the official launch of its new technology, Environment for Virtualised Evidence (EVE).
|Law Commission seeks public feedback|
|The Law Commission is currently reviewing New Zealand’s liquor laws and recently released an Issues Paper, ‘Alcohol in our Lives’. This paper has been of great interest to the public, industry and public agencies generating interested debate on the Commission’s preliminary ideas for law reform.|
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