Programmes and initiatives

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

Integrated Safety Response (ISR) pilot

ISR is a multi-agency pilot to ensure the immediate safety of victims and children, and to work with perpetrators to prevent further violence. The pilot is led by Police and is part of the broader Fam… More

Child Sex Offender (CSO) Register

The Child Sex Offender Register is a tool to help with the protection of children and the prevention of re-offending by known child sex offenders.More

Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC)

Overview In order to do their jobs and serve the public, emergency services staff require reliable communications to communicate with each other and share information; enforce the law; and protect pe… 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

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

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

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

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

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

Transforming Police Service Delivery

Modernising our Service Delivery aims to ensure everyone in New Zealand can access policing services – anywhere, anytime – that will lead to the trust and confidence of all. … More

Woolf Fisher Police Fellowship Programme

The Woolf Fisher Police Fellowship programme (established in September 2017) awards up to 15 constabulary and non-constabulary employees each year for their excellence and dedication to NZ Police with… More