A winner in blue
The better work stories of seven female police officers have provided a major boost to the drive to recruit more women.
Take a bow, NZ Police…
Five Police initiatives were recognised this month at the highest level of New Zealand’s public sector – and the whole organisation takes the credit, says Commissioner Mike Bush.
Diving deep in Te Reo
Maori Language Week this month has special significance for four Police officers who are becoming fluent in Te Reo.
AOS values carved in stone
Celebrations marking the Armed Offenders Squad’s 50th anniversary will leave more than just memories: a stone wahaika, or hand club, is being carved to create a lasting symbol of the AOS mission.
Policing Excellence - change for the better
Policing Excellence has transformed the way we do business and put Police at the forefront of international policing best practice.
Maori reap the benefits
One of the great successes of Policing Excellence has been the use of pre-charge warnings – particularly in dealing with minor offending by Maori.
Intel chief’s capital career
Detective Superintendent Steve Vaughan – Jasper to his friends - has left Police after a 33-year career bookended by royalty.
Honours for quake heroes
Four serving police officers and one former officer were among 27 people to receive New Zealand Bravery Awards for their part in rescuing people after the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake.
Above all, be fair
A leading criminologist has highlighted fair treatment as the cornerstone of policing.
Veterans to mark Cyprus deployment
Planning is under way for a 50th anniversary event for former Police staff who were deployed to Cyprus – and organisers are trying to find a handful of veterans so they can be invited.