Police News

Police News August 2009

Vol. 42, No.7 | NZPA | Sat August 1st, 2009
In this Issue: A day in the life of the Police Communications Centres; to be (armed) or not to be (armed); and Bob Scott wins the Graperide Ultimate Cycle Race in Marlborough.

Police News July 2009

NZPA | Wed July 1st, 2009
In this Issue: 'Cops in Schools' scheme working well in South Auckland; a day in the life of the Fingerprint Section; and Police do a backflip on the long awaited safety footwear.

Police News June 2009

Vol.42, No.5 | NZPA | Mon June 1st, 2009
In this Issue: The Association welcomes new ‘gang patch’ law; act of bravery earns officers second highest Police award; 'boy racer' legislation one step closer; and Len Snee, a champion bloke, farewelled.

Police News May 2009

Vol.42, No.4 | NZPA | Fri May 1st, 2009
In this Issue: Asset seizure law becomes a reality; almost half of all constables have been threatened with a weapon while on the job; and the National Drug Intelligence Bureau are battling against the $1 billion “P” trade.

Police News April 2009

Vol.42, No.3 | NZPA | Thu April 2nd, 2009
In this Issue: Police may introduce ‘tailored’ defensive tactics training model; Commissioner fields ‘off-topic’ questions at Select Committee hearing; and the Association welcomes the IPCA report into the Steven Wallace shooting.

Police News March 2009

Vol.42, No.2 | NZPA | Mon March 2nd, 2009
In this Issue: Association offers support to Victorian police officers; change to Long Service and Retirement Leave provisions; and we address the ‘boy racer’ problem.

Police News Jan/Feb 2009

Vol.42, No.1 | NZPA | Sun February 1st, 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 | Tue December 2nd, 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 | Sat November 1st, 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 | Wed October 1st, 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 | Wed April 2nd, 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 | Sun March 2nd, 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 | Wed January 2nd, 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 | Sun December 2nd, 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 | Fri November 2nd, 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 | Tue October 2nd, 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 | Fri March 2nd, 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 | Tue January 2nd, 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 | Sat December 2nd, 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.
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