The aim of the New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) study is to monitor trends in alcohol and other drug use among police detainees in New Zealand, and to document the harms associated with this substance use. NZ-ADUM tracks key indicators of illegal drug markets, such as availability and price, and identifies emergent new drug types, such as synthetic cannabinoids. NZ-ADUM also...
In 2014 New Zealand Police replaced its historic twice yearly official crime statistics with new monthly statistics. The old and new statistics are not comparable, making it difficult to monitor long term crime trends until the new statistics have been in place for a long enough time period. This report addresses this problem by presenting two methods for observing crime trends across the...
11 Dec 2015
Twenty years of Corrections - The evolution of offender rehabilitation - Dr Peter Johnston
The High Risk Personality Programme - Revised: An evaluation report - Dr Nick Wilson, Glen Kilgour
Women's experiences of rehabilitation and re-offending summary of findings - Marianne Bevan
Te Kupenga - An approach to working with offending families - Jill Bowman
The New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ-ADUM) study monitors levels of alcohol and other drug use, and related criminal offending, among police detainees in Whangarei, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch central city police stations (see Wilkins et al., 2010b). NZ-ADUM tracks key drugs of concern, including methamphetamine, cannabis, opioids, pharmaceutical medicines and new...
A key role of New Zealand Police Response and Operations: Research and Evaluation (RORE) is research, analysis, monitoring and evaluation of Police use of force, to provide accountability and assist evidence-based decision making, to improve police and public safety.
RORE produces regular research reports, including biannual and annual Tactical Options Research Reports that monitor tactical...
23 Mar 2015
Over the past few years the NZ Police Workplace Survey has helped provide valuable insight into the climate of our organisation. It has provided a focus for discussion around the perceptions and opinions of staff across a range of areas and issues.
As an organisation, level of engagement has become an important performance measure, which is being tracked along with things like prevention and...
16 Feb 2015
This is a report of the results of a review of the quality of police crime data undertaken by Statistics NZ at the request of the NZ Police.
The Citizens' Satisfaction Survey reports present survey results and comparisons to those from previous waves of results. Key areas of interest are citizens' levels of trust and confidence in the New Zealand Police and levels of satisfaction with New Zealand Police services, for those citizens who have used them.
The research reports from 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 are prepared...
The 10km/h speed enforcement threshold has been reduced to 4km/h during official holiday periods in New Zealand since Queen’s Birthday weekend 2010. The 2013/14 Safer Summer road safety campaign was the first time the speed enforcement threshold reduction had been extended beyond official holiday periods to a full two month period.
The campaign was carried out by Police from 1 December 2013 to...
Policing Excellence - New Zealand Police’s strategic change programme - concluded on 30 June 2014.
This report provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the Policing Excellence programme of work from 2009 to 30 June 2014.