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.
Find out about the changes to the Electronic Monitoring on Bail (EM Bail) scheme which has transitioned to the Department of Corrections..… More
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 work with communities in specified areas to prevent crime, crashes and victimisation. They aim to make their communities safer.
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 looks at how some costs for Police services, currently free to the customer or heavily subsidised, may be recovered.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Find out about the Evidence-Based Policing Centre (EBPC), current projects and partnerships, and information for researchers wishing to submit research proposals or request NZ Police data.… More
Police is committed to paying its employees fairly, regardless of gender or ethnicity. We have undertaken a number of activities to reduce pay gaps, including the development of a Gender Pay Gap Action Plan.
Technology is rapidly evolving and emergent technologies have an important part to play in modern policing.
Police staff increasingly use new technology in day-to-day work, such as CCTV and Automatic… More
We understand that policing by consent carries significant responsibilities and how vital it is for our communities and whānau to have trust and confidence in the way we deliver our services. It’s … More
Police is seeking feedback from members of the public who have recently contacted us for a non-emergency reason. People who phone their local police station, call 105 or other non-emergency line, or m… More
Police work collaboratively with Iwi and communities as well as government agencies to make positive and lasting differences for tamariki, rangatahi, and their whānau. Part of this involves co-partnership in the first Oranga Tamariki Action Plan.
In te reo Māori, awhi means to care for, embrace and cherish – to help or support others.