Programmes and initiatives

Find out about international, national and local programmes and initiatives.

Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot

Waikato is the second pilot site for a new approach to making sure families experiencing violence get the help they need from family violence services. It went live on 25 October 2016. The Christchurc… More

Prevention First

Prevention First is the operating strategy that places prevention at the forefront of the organisation and people at its centre. It focuses on targeted policing to reduce offending and victimisation. … More

Electronic Monitoring on Bail (EM Bail)

Find out about the changes to the Electronic Monitoring on Bail (EM Bail) scheme which has transitioned to the Department of Corrections..… More

Adult Diversion Scheme

Find out about the Adult Diversion Scheme, how eligible offenders are dealt with ‘out of court’ and encouraged to rehabilitate and take responsibility for their actions.… More

Neighbourhood Policing Teams

Neighbourhood Policing Teams work with communities in specified areas to prevent crime, crashes and victimisation. They aim to make their communities safer. … More

International Service Group (ISG)

Find out about the International Service Group’s (ISG) work, including projects, programmes and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific, as well as past deployments in other parts of the world.… More

Civil-Military Interaction Workshop

The CMIW is a key professional development initiative for disaster response managers and practioners. … More

Policing Excellence

Policing Excellence is a series of common sense initiatives that enable Police to be more efficient, effective and focused on prevention. … More

Mental Health Team

Police established their Mental Health Team in July 2014 to improve Police’s response to people experiencing mental distress. New Zealand Police Mental Health Team Newsletter New Zealand Police Me… More

Cost Recovery

Cost recovery looks at how some costs for Police services, currently free to the customer or heavily subsidised, may be recovered. … More

Fostering and adopting police dogs

You may be able to foster a police puppy or dog to provide a temporary home, or on a long term basis (for breeding females, mostly in the Wellington region)… More

MyPolice - a new Human Resources Information System

New Zealand Police is introducing a new Human Resource Management Information System called MyPolice. The new system will replace the current system, PeopleSoft. … More

Social Sector Trials

Information about the Social Sector Trials, which was established to test innovative ideas for improving the quality of life for young New Zealanders. … More