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The Police Association is proud to produce its monthly Police News magazine, both printed and online, providing news, in-depth feature stories and information on products and services offered by the Police Welfare Fund for members and their families. There are 11 issues a year, starting in February.

We’re always interested in stories for Police News; if you have a suggestion, please email editor@policeassn.org.nz.

Police News November 2020

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Police announces a trial of caps for police officers; coverage of the 85th Annual Conference where the focus was firmly on frontline safety; Health & Wellbeing: when PTSI lurks below the surface; interview with the Police Credit Union's new chief executive, Joe Bishop.

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Police News October 2020

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A glitch in the issuing of Police QID numbers; a digital leap in continuing police education; use of ballistic body armour; a Q&A with our new vice-president; and how to get ready for Movember.

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Police News September 2020

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Follow the money - the Police Financial Crime Group is a key player in stripping criminals of their wealth and power; NZPA welcomes Craig Tickelpenny as its new welfare manager; how to lock your patrol car (not as easy as you might think); and Health & Wellbeing - don't ignore embarrassing symptoms.

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Police News August 2020

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State of the unions - the difference between police unionism in America and New Zealand; custody units - the worse they are, the higher the risk to staff and detainees; a new Facebook forum for police families; and, donations for the families of killed and injured police officers grow.

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Police News July 2020

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Grief and support in the police family after the shock killing of Constable Matthew Hunt in the line of duty; views from the frontline on the decision to abandon the armed response teams trial; law reforms make gun ownership a privilege, not a right; and the end of a hairdressing era at the Police College.

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Police News June 2020

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Heading for the Coast - the joy of heartland policing; Positive and negatives of the cannabis bill; Kiwi police officers help out in Vanuatu; and Covid-19 crime stats.

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