Fall in crime boosts motivation
A 4.8 percent drop in recorded crime shows New Zealand is fed up with crime and serious about getting the number of offences down, says Deputy Commissioner Mike Bush.
New powers need careful handling
Search and surveillance legislation passed last month gives police new powers, but they come with a high degree of accountability.
Youth tool simple, performs with best
A tool developed by Police to predict young people’s risk of reoffending is as effective as similar tools used internationally, an independent study has found.
Pooling intelligence makes journeys safer
Road safety took a significant step forward when a collaborative intelligence centre was opened last month by Nick Perry, Assistant Commissioner Operations.
Backroom tools focus the front line
Sophisticated new technology will help the Prevention First approach take root in districts. Two separate online tools being introduced nationally will quickly impact frontline activities.
Raro radio gives peace of mind
The Cook Islands Police Commissioner says he can sleep better at night now Rarotonga has an effective police radio network.
Cannabis hunters find their target
This year’s national cannabis eradication programme, Operation Kelly, swung into action in Central District last month with air support from the Royal NZ Air Force.
Manager hits the road
Superintendent Paula Rose, National Manager of Road Policing, is enjoying her last month in Police before retiring on 11 May.