Ten One No. 413 May 2017 is brought to you by New Zealand Police.

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No. 413 May 2017

Welcome to the May 2017 issue of Ten One.

In this issue, we find out about Police’s new transformation programme, look at work under way to help Police families with transferred stress, check on the Police Media Centre a year after its launch, see how one of our officers helped a young man find a new direction in life, and highlight our people’s involvement in the World Masters Games.

Remember, from next month Ten One Magazine news will be available through the Police website www.police.govt.nz – click on the ‘News’ link at the top of the page and go to ‘Ten One Magazine’, or click the Ten One portal on the right hand side of the homepage.


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



Transformation for the safest country

Police is overhauling its transformation programme as it prepares to implement the new resources coming from the Safer Communities investment package.



The stress we take home…

Police is acting to reduce stress suffered by frontline officers’ partners after research highlighted the trauma some of our staff are taking home.

Happy birthday, Police Media Centre

The numbers say it all in the first year of the Police Media Centre.

Influencing attitudes at conference

Police Minister Paula Bennett and Commissioner Mike Bush welcomed hundreds of delegates to the 8th Australasian Drug and Alcohol Strategy Conference (ADASC) in Wellington this month.

Good work, Trainee Hughes

As Police mentor on the most recent Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) course at Burnham Military Camp, Youth Aid Constable Jothena Liupuhi, of Otahuhu, had a tough task: select one trainee to receive the Police Award.

Videos tackle sex assault myths

A new series of Police videos aims to encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward, while debunking myths surrounding the reporting process.

Rescuers honoured

Four police officers were honoured for their bravery, perseverance and skill at the annual New Zealand Search and Rescue Council awards.

Great options for trainers

New recruits get to know their tactical options trainers really well.

New ACs appointed

Three senior leaders have been confirmed in Assistant Commissioner positions – Superintendent Sandra Venables, District Commander Eastern; Superintendent John Tims, District Commander Counties Manukau; and Superintendent Wally Haumaha, Deputy Chief Executive Maori.

GPS spells safety

Police in Central District have used satellite technology to help protect an autistic boy.



Police honour centenarian sprinter

There were many overseas athletes in Auckland for the World Masters Games, but only one Mann Kaur.

Saddle up!

Getting on can be daunting, but once you’re up it’s as easy as, well, riding a bike.

Winning return to the pool

More than 30 years after retiring from competitive swimming, Gail Jonson returned to the pool – and came home from the World Masters Games (WMG) with six medals, including four gold.

Games snippets

An estimated 25,000 WMG athletes competed at venues around Auckland and Waikato. Police Sport supported 12 competitors, but many more staff took part independently.

These exciting times
By Commissioner Mike Bush

These are exciting times as we prepare for the Government’s $388 million Safer Communities investment in Police.

Minister’s Word
A view from Police Minister Paula Bennett

It’s ANZAC Day at the time of writing this column, the annual reminder of what it means to serve your country.

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