Programmes and initiatives

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

Integrated Safety Response (ISR)

ISR is a multi-agency intervention designed to ensure the immediate safety of victims and children, and to work with perpetrators to prevent further violence. ISR takes a whole-of-family and whānau … 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

International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre

IACCC background The IACCC was established in July 2017 and aims to provide coordinated support for law enforcement agencies investigating Grand Corruption offences such as bribery of public offici… More

Evidence-Based Policing (EBP)

Overview Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) is a method of making decisions around “what works” in policing. It is about ensuring policing strategy, operations and tactics are based on the most curren… 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

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

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

2020 Fellows pictured: (back row from left) Senior Sergeant Ross Ellwood, Inspector Virginia Welch, Anne Hutchinson, Senior Constable Garry Boles, Senior Constable Duanne Deere, Senior Constable John … More