Police News

Police News September 2015

Vol. 48, No. 8 | NZPA | Tue September 1st, 2015

In this issue: How Tasers protect both the public and police; a history of the Headhunters gang and their growing influence in NZ; and the Police Pipe Band honours slain police with their new tartan.

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Police News August 2015

Vol. 48, No. 7 | NZPA | Sat August 1st, 2015

In this issue: High in the sky with the Eagle crew; how older officers add value to policing; and ten questions with new Southern field officer Brian Ballantyne. 

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Police News July 2015

Vol. 48, No. 6 | NZPA | Wed July 1st, 2015

In this issue: 2014 Police Sportsperson of the Year Rachel Clarke, our Wing 276 constables two years on, and Colorado's legal drug market.

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Police News June 2015

Vol. 48, No. 5 | NZPA | Mon June 1st, 2015

In this issue: Coverage of the PFA Women's Advisory Committee conference; a look at the work of Police's Alcohol Harm Prevention teams; and new health plan benefits announced. 

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Police News May 2015

Vol. 48, No. 4 | NZPA | Fri May 1st, 2015

In this issue: Recruit driver training; the perils of policing rowdy parties; tackling bullying in the workplace; and one member's quake rebuild story.

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Police News April 2015

Vol. 48, No. 3 | NZPA | Wed April 1st, 2015

In this issue: Under attack – violent assaults against police officers on the rise; comms staff under pressure again; Erebus archive saved; and the virtual battlefield of cyber crime.

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Police News March 2015

Vol. 48, No. 2 | NZPA | Sun March 1st, 2015

In this issue: the police pipe band; custody blowout at Auckland police cells; and pros and cons of body-worn video. 

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Police News Jan/Feb 2015

Vol. 48, No. 1 | NZPA | Sun February 1st, 2015

In this issue: we document one officer’s journey with cancer treatment; we ask whether current levels of firearms training are adequate; and reveal the best tactics for taking down a struggling offender.

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Police News December 2014

Vol. 47, No. 11 | NZPA | Mon December 1st, 2014

In this issue: Kiwi cops take the heat in Brisbane at G20; meet New Zealand's only type 1 diabetic frontline cop; and Christmas in custody - working the cells over the festive season. 

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Police News November 2014

Vol. 47, No. 10 | NZPA | Mon November 10th, 2014

In this issue: Leading Change - full coverage of the Police Association annual conference; and a courageous water rescue cop is honoured with a Bravery Award.

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Police News October 2014

Vol. 47, No. 9 | NZPA | Wed October 1st, 2014

In this issue: Black Fern Selica Winiata scoops the NZPA Sportsperson of the Year Award; Kiwi DVI cops return from the MH17 operation; and two new holiday homes open.

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Police News September 2014

Vol. 47, No. 8 | NZPA | Mon September 1st, 2014

In this issue: Armed and dangerous - Kiwi crims stockpile illegal weapons; spotlight on police forensic photographers; and we farewell our long-serving Association CEO.

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Police News August 2014

Vol. 47, No. 7 | NZPA | Fri August 1st, 2014

In this issue: Spotlight on dog handlers; law and order policies ahead of the general election; and area committee AGM reports.

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Police News July 2014

Vol. 47, No. 6 | NZPA | Tue July 1st, 2014

In this issue: Frustration over Police equity and diversity policies; inside the new command centres; stories from the early days of AOS; and hepatitis risks for staff. Plus we farewell Region 2 director Dave Pizzini and go behind the scenes at the Police Museum.

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Police News June 2014

Vol. 47, No.5 | NZPA | Sun June 1st, 2014

In this issue: Spotlight on police trousers; our rookie constables after a year in the job; Sergeant Terry Johnson's crusade against scam artists, and legal high headaches.

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Police News May 2014

Vol. 47, No. 4 | NZPA | Thu May 1st, 2014

In this issue: Challenges of a police pregnancy; outlaw MC gangs and the meth trade; and your guide to annual leave. Plus coverage of the Melbourne 2014 AP&ES Games, a farewell poem for Peter Marshall and Fast Facts about committee AGMs.

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Police News April 2014

Vol. 47, No. 3 | NZPA | Tue April 1st, 2014

In this issue: Death in the cells and how it affects police; challenges for police in the meth drug war; and coverage of the annual Police Association raft race.

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Police News March 2014

Vol. 47, No. 2 | NZPA | Sat March 1st, 2014

In this issue: Attack on Bastion Point - the police officer stabbed in the face tells his story; Spotlight on the Asset Recovery Unit; police bosses pick your brains for ideas; and the new Pasifika for Police language column kicks off.

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Police News January/February 2014

Vol. 47, No. 1 | NZPA | Sat February 1st, 2014

In this issue: The contest for the Commissioner’s role, summer holiday crime stats, Bryan and Bobby, and a breakthrough for Kiwi cops in Australia.

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Police News December 2013

Vol 46, No.11 | NZPA | Sun December 1st, 2013

In this issue: Counter point - the trouble with police station security; field officer JJ Taylor says farewell; and members’ views on visible tattoos. 

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Police News November 2013

Vol 46, No.10 | NZPA | Fri November 1st, 2013

In this issue: Police Association Bravery Awards presented to sea rescue heroes, Annual Conference coverage, and new staff for comms centres.

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Police News October 2013

Vol 46, No.9 | NZPA | Tue October 1st, 2013

In this issue: Police Association Sportsperson of the Year Melissa-Mae Ruru, Police Remembrance Day coverage, and 40 years of the Police and Families Credit Union.

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Police News September 2013

Vol. 46, No.8 | NZPA | Sun September 1st, 2013

In this issue: Second-class cops - the downside of Oz, Tips on keeping your nose clean on and off duty, General arming still on agenda and Spotlight on E-Crime Units. 

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Police News August 2013

Vol. 46, No. 7 | NZPA | Thu August 1st, 2013

In this issue: Staff speak their minds on Police workplace survey, Little Colombia in Porirua and the Bill Murray Award - PA honours Graham Duncan.

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Police News July 2013

Vol. 46, No. 6 | NZPA | Mon July 1st, 2013

In this issue: Members' survey sounds alarm on Police staffing levels, an assessment of Neighbourhood Policing Teams, new Holiday Homes announced, Wing 276 graduate from Police College, and a first-person account of the arrest of Rua Kenana in 1916.

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Police News June 2013

Vol. 46. No.5 | NZPA | Sat June 1st, 2013

In this issue: Picking up the pieces - Non-sworn job cuts bite hard, Fake Dope does real harm, Taking Part - Get involved in your Association and A day in the life of the Serious Crash Unit.

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Police News May 2013

Vol.46, No.4 | NZPA | Wed May 1st, 2013

In this issue: Underage Prostitution in South Auckland, Always on the alert - Child Protection Teams today and Day in the life of the Police Licensing and Vetting Services team.

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Police News April 2013

Vol 46.No 3 | NZPA | Tue April 2nd, 2013

In this issue: The PCT dilemma - Getting thumped with the PCT, Crash landing in Costa Rica - why it's good to have Police Travel Insurance and From the beat to the bookshelf - Police officers turned authors.

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Police News March 2013

Vol 46, No.2 | NZPA | Sat March 2nd, 2013

In this issue: Meth Kids - Children at risk in toxic homes, Defence Reforms - Lessons for Police and Three secrets to improving strength for frontline policing.

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Police News January/February 2013

Vol 46, No.1 | NZPA | Fri February 1st, 2013

In this issue: Roster Care - Finding the right fit in the workforce management puzzle, Day in the life of the Police Negotiating Team and Important change to Police Fire & General home insurance.

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