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New Zealand Police is the lead agency responsible for reducing crime and enhancing community safety. With nearly 12,000 staff, we provide policing services 24 hours a day and function from 371 community-based police stations around the country.

We operate by land, sea and air, and respond to more than 600,000 emergency 111 calls each year.

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Completed
Feb 2013
with: NZ Police
The introduction of mobile devices and applications to frontline Police officers represents a transformational change for New Zealand Police. Providing frontline officers with innovative, state of the art, mobile access to important Police systems, is a key component of New Zealand Police’s drive towards improving organisational capability and operational efficiency. The Mobility Trial was the...
Commissioned
2013
with: NZ Police
This is a literature review, commissioned by New Zealand Police about the use of affirmative action programmes to address gender discrimination in the workplace. 
Completed
Jul 2012
with: NZ Police
The aim of the New Zealand Arrestee Drug Use Monitoring (NZ‐ADUM) is to monitor trends in alcohol and drug use among police detainees and investigate the role alcohol and drug use plays in criminal offending. The 2011 NZ‐ADUM interviewed 828 police detainees at Whangarei, Auckland Central, Wellington Central and Christchurch Central police watch houses about their drug use and criminal offending...
Completed
27 Apr 2012
with: NZ Police
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...
Completed
Jan 2012
with: NZ Police
This report presents a summary of findings from formative evaluation of Neighbourhood Policing Teams (NPTs) in Counties Manukau District. The focus of this formative evaluation has been on the development of the NPT approach in Counties Manukau District and the establishment of the Mangere South, Papakura East, Homai and Takanini NPTs. It is intended that these findings be used to refine the...
Commissioned
Jan 2012
with: NZ Police
Police safety orders (PSOs) were introduced by the Domestic Violence Amendment Act 2009 and provided the New Zealand Police with the power to issue and serve PSOs from 1 July 2010. This followed the introduction of similar orders in other jurisdictions, including Australia. PSOs are a significant development in the law relating to family violence, premised on early intervention and protection...
Completed
2012
with: NZ Police
These reports look into the assessment and validation of the Youth Offending Risk Screening Tool (YORST). The first report responds to a request by the New Zealand Police to conduct a literature review of risk screening instruments for youth offenders, with a particular focus on the methods used to establish validity and reliability of these tools, including validation across cultures. The...
Completed
Aug 2011
with: NZ Police
This review has been undertaken for New Zealand Police. Its purpose is to provide an overview of the international academic research and best practice literature on family violence risk assessment from about the last ten years, in order to inform improvements that the New Zealand Police may wish to make to its own family violence risk assessment processes. The review therefore has a particular...
Completed
18 Jul 2011
with: NZ Police
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...
Completed
Feb 2011
with: NZ Police
This environmental scan describes major drivers likely to shape New Zealand over the next five years and beyond. It aims to inform the development of New Zealand Police’s strategies and its performance, assurance, planning and policy activities. It builds on past environmental scans, and uses narrative to complement the sound sets of hard data New Zealand Police already has. Finally, this...

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