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No. 406 September 2016

Welcome to the September 2016 issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we find out about three members whose names have been added to Police’s Memorial Wall; consider the implications of staff attending every dwelling burglary; look at the success of asset recovery operations; and celebrate ten years of a much-loved Police duo. In addition, to mark the prostate cancer awareness campaign Blue September, we speak to a staff member about his experience of the disease.

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


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More fallen staff honoured

When members of the Police family meet at the Memorial Wall at the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) on Remembrance Day, they will pay tribute to three more slain colleagues.

The fallen

Constable James Butler was 29 when he died in January 1938 after being assaulted at Dunedin Police Station.

Asking the right questions

Detectives will have advanced interview skills from the start of their CIB career with the introduction of Level 2 Investigative Interviewing into initial CIB training.

Priority burglary – can do, will do

Attending the scene of every dwelling burglary will present challenges – but it is doable and will pay dividends in public trust and confidence, and prevention.

Data: fewer barriers, more access

Data is hot news – and Police is making it easier for researchers to access the important data we hold.

Asset recovery – the gold standard

Another good month for asset recovery has underlined the effectiveness of the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009 (CPRA).

G20: Queensland says thanks

Staff who braved the Brisbane heat to help police the G20 leaders’ summit in 2014 are receiving citations from Queensland Police.

Prostate cancer - tests save lives

This month is Blue September - the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s national awareness campaign, which encourages get men to face their fear and get a test. It might be a life-changer – or even a life-saver – say two police officers as they reflect on their own experiences.

Tony’s tale

Not all prostate problems mean cancer.

Life in the pressure cooker

More than a quarter of a century after starting a ‘temporary’ job with Police, Cherie Kortegast is still in the thick of things at the Southern Communications Centre.

A decade of Bryan and Bobby

Ten years ago Senior Constable Bryan Ward and his sidekick Bobby set out to win the hearts and minds of Kiwi kids.

Warm hui on a cold day

Canterbury staff braved a cold August day to attend the inaugural hui of the district’s Maori, Pacific and Ethnic Support Network at Nga Hau e Wha Marae in Christchurch.

Paths to peace

Giving women a voice is key to helping communities prevent, respond to and recover from conflict, natural disaster or resource depletion, says Police’s representative at a UN Women symposium on Women, Peace and Security.

A day to remember
By Commissioner Mike Bush

Kia ora. Police Remembrance Day will take on added significance this year as we add three names to the list of police officers who have been slain in the course of their duties.

Minister’s Word
A view from Police Minister Judith Collins

I was very pleased to meet the Integrated Safety Response Team in Christchurch recently.

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