Police News

Police News Jan/Feb 2009

Vol.42, No.1 | NZPA | Sat January 31st, 2009
In this Issue: New Year’s Honours for five police officers; the lowest road toll since 1954 a credit to Police staff; and the Police Minister says Government’s 100-day plan will target meth dealers.

Police News December 2008

Vol. 41, No.11 | NZPA | Mon December 1st, 2008
In this Issue: Police Association hosts 73rd Annual Conference in Wellington; Judith Collins named as new Police Minister; and results from the Australasian Police and Emergency Games.

Police News November 2008

Vol. 41, No.10 | NZPA | Fri October 31st, 2008
In this Issue: Police, friends and family gather to commemorate the lives of the 28 police and traffic officers slain on duty between 1886 and 2008; Sergeant Don Wilkinson is farewelled in Parnell; Collective Agreements ratified; and a pilot scheme places mental health nurses in Manukau and Christchurch stations.

Police News October 2008

Vol. 41, No.9 | NZPA | Tue September 30th, 2008
In this Issue: New Zealand Police in mourning again after Sergeant Don Wilkinson is killed on the job; what to do when you're faced with a complaint investigation; winner of the 2008 Police Association Sportsperson of the Year award named; as well as everything you need to know for November's general election.

Police News September 2008

Vol. 41, No.8 | NZPA | Tue September 2nd, 2008
In this Issue: Officer seriously injured after being crushed against her Police car by a drunk-driver; Police Association supports the passage of the Wanganui District Council (Prohibition of Gang Insignia) Bill; and former Commissioner, Bob Walton, is farewelled in Wellington.

Police News August 2008

NZPA | Sat August 2nd, 2008
In this Issue: Derek Wootton farewelled; the Association launches its new policy document; and concern that crime 'hot-spots' are not getting enough primary response staff.

Police News July 2008

Vol. 41, No.6 | NZPA | Wed July 2nd, 2008
In this Issue: Police staff mourn the tragic loss of Steve Fitzgerald; Wellington Central staff participate in the Heart Stopper Challenge to help children with heart conditions; and a graffiti-busting initiative gets underway in the Capital.

Police News June 2008

Vol. 41, No.5 | NZPA | Mon June 2nd, 2008
In this Issue: The second of our two-part look into how the Policing Act will affect you; growing concern over a reduction in Staff Safety Tactical Training; and results from the National Police Raft Race 2008.

Police News May 2008

Vol. 41, No.4 | NZPA | Fri May 2nd, 2008
In this Issue: Meet our Field Officers; Invercargill recruits hit their hometown beat; and boy racers and the trouble they cause on the inner-city streets of Christchurch.

Police News April 2008

Vol. 41, No.3 | NZPA | Tue April 1st, 2008
In this Issue: Pay Round 2008 update; workplace bullying and how to deal with it; as well as results from the latest UMR Survey.

Police News March 2008

Vol. 41, No.2 | NZPA | Sat March 1st, 2008
In this Issue: The Government moves to stamp out tagging; Association Representative Bruce Dow is acknowledged for 30 years service; and how the glamorisation of gang culture is responsible for a surge in street/youth gangs.

Police News Jan/Feb 2008

Vol. 41, No.1 | NZPA | Tue January 1st, 2008
In this Issue: Police Association backs an initiative to introduce a Crime Investigators' Elimination Database (CIED); new Police Code of Conduct takes effect; and 'fame' the motive behind tagging.

Police News December 2007

Vol 40, No.11 | NZPA | Sat December 1st, 2007
In this Issue: 'Protecting the protectors' the theme of the 72nd Police Association Conference; Wellington team wins the National Police Dog Championship; and Police perform well at National Judo Championships.

Police News November 2007

Vol. 40, No.10 | NZPA | Thu November 1st, 2007
In this Issue: The Independent Police Conduct Authority and what it means for you as a police officer; development of the Afghan National Police (ANP) and regional training centre (PTC) progressing well; open access to 'P' precursors a huge problem in New Zealand; and a big turn out for Police Remembrance Day.

Police News October 2007

Vol. 40, No.9 | NZPA | Mon October 1st, 2007
In this Issue: Maritime Unit members vote in favour of a new career structure; new Organised Crime agency welcomed by the Association; Tasers should be made available to all frontline staff; and supporting police's ability to pursue drivers who ignore requests to stop.

Police News September 2007

Vol. 40, No.8 | NZPA | Sun September 2nd, 2007
In this Issue: Frontline police are being subject to increased assaults; the Police Association renews its call for Commission of Inquiry into gangs; and the results from the National Cross-Country champs, held in New Plymouth.

Police News August 2007

Vol. 40, No.7 | NZPA | Thu August 2nd, 2007
In this issue: Safety footwear approved for frontline police staff; Police staff involved in 'Operation Overdue' awarded special service medal for their efforts; and the Police Association supports proposed ban on party pills.

Police News July 2007

Vol. 40, No.6 | NZPA | Mon July 2nd, 2007
In this Issue: Vice-President Richard Middleton retires; the Association lends its support to the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Bill but with some reservations; former Police Association President Keith Morrow remembered; and a house on Waiheke Island is the latest addition to the Holiday Home portfolio.

Police News June 2007

Vol. 40, No.5 | NZPA | Sat June 2nd, 2007
In this Issue: The Association hosts the annual Police Federation of Australia Women's Advisory Committee Conference (PFWAC); Bob Evans is awarded for his services to Association members; Inspector Alastair Dickie recieves the Charles Upham award for bravery; and the Association calls for a Commission of Inquiry into gangs.

Police News May 2007

Vol. 40, No.4 | NZPA | Wed May 2nd, 2007
In this Issue: The outcome of the Commission of Inquiry into police; Hamilton Police staff help to collect toys for children at Waikato hospital; Police acknowledged for their work on the 1979 Erebus disaster; and crime and violence drop sharply.

Police News April 2007

Vol. 40, No.3 | NZPA | Mon April 2nd, 2007
In this Issue: Female police officers specifically utilised to defuse protest; good detective work results in arms cache discovery; and three reports into Graham Burton's reoffending are released.

Police News March 2007

Vol. 40, No.2 | NZPA | Thu March 1st, 2007
In this Issue: Police are drafting policy guidelines to clarify on and off-duty responsibilities; Criminal Justice Reform Bill a major law and order issue on the legislative agenda for 2007; and the Police Minister honours 35-year service veterans at Parliament.

Police News Jan/Feb 2007

Vol. 40, No.1 | NZPA | Mon January 1st, 2007
In this Issue: Annual Conference resolutions; New Zealand lags behind the rest of the world in addressing cellphone use while driving; and the Police Rugby League team takes part in a commemorative service for 9/11.

Police News December 2006

Vol. 39, No.11 | NZPA | Fri December 1st, 2006
In this Issue: Rotorua Police hold fundraiser to benefit cancer charities; 71st Annual Conference focuses on betterment of policing and protection of members; as well as the results from the 2006 Police Basketball Championships.

Police News November 2006

Vol. 39, No.10 | NZPA Police News | Tue October 31st, 2006

In this Issue: The Police dog section celebrates 50 years of crime fighting, Superintendent John Spence shares his diary from Dili, and Tracy Ball takes the New Zealand Police Sportsperson of The Year Award.

Police News October 2006

Vol. 39, No.9 | NZPA Police News | Sun October 1st, 2006
In this Issue: Kiwi team rises to the challenge in Bougainville; retired Inspector Joe Franklin takes a fresh look at the Eric Stanley Graham massacre; and initiatives to reduce car theft may be stymied.

Police News September 2006

Vol. 39, No.8 | NZPA Police News | Fri September 1st, 2006
In this Issue: Takapuna Police help leukaemia sufferer through the Make-A-Wish Foundation; Child Abuse, New Zealand's darkest secret; and the Auckland Police rugby team heads to the US.

Police News August 2006

Vol. 39, No.7 | NZPA Police News | Tue August 1st, 2006
In this Issue: Newly elected Association Osh rep Colin Murphy, lucky to be alive after being dragged by a vehicle, survey confirms that CIB is facing significant problems, and member feedback from the 2006 payround.

Police News July 2006

Vol. 39, No.6 | NZPA Police News | Sat July 1st, 2006
In this Issue: How Policing is changing, recruitment and retention - two major headaches for police, and a second Greytown holiday home is to be built.

Police News June 2006

39, No.5 | NZPA Police News | Thu June 1st, 2006

In this Issue: Police decide to design a new uniform for temporary constables' after criticsm, systematic failures in Mental Health leave police feeling like 'the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff', and update on the payround and how it is progressing.

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