Annual Report 2017
In this Annual Report you will read what Police planned to do and what we actually did. Highlights in the year 2016/17 included:
- Police completed the 47 Police-specific recommendations resulting from the Commission of Inquiry into Police conduct which signed off ten years of reforms.
- The Child Sex Offender Register was introduced on 14 October 2016. This gives Police another tool to help protect some of the most vulnerable members of our communities.
- Police involvement and assistance with the communities affected by the Kaikoura earthquake response, the Christchurch fires, and the Bay of Plenty Floods.
- The implementation of the new OnDuty™ Family Harm Solution that gives officers more time to focus on the investigation at the incident and supply and receive real time information via their iPhone to Police databases and other agencies electronically. The efficiency gains from this solution also mean that officers will be able to reinvest their ‘paperwork’ time back in to frontline activities.
- The roll out of the new OnDuty™ Road Policing mobility application which has resulted in a reduction in the time an officer spends completing a standard driver and vehicle query, including completing subsequent infringement notices on their iPhone.
- We acknowledged and celebrated the 75th anniversary of women in policing.
- Police were able to recognise and celebrate the enormous contribution of female police officers through the years.
- Police raised the priority of dwelling burglaries to ensure that extra support is available from our intelligence groups and district and national level operations.
- The conclusion of a successful joint operation with the New Zealand Customs Service in October 2016 where around 17 kilograms of methamphetamine with a street value of $17 million was seized.