State of National Emergency important notice

State of National Emergency

Police service update

At 11.59pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020, New Zealand moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 4.

This means New Zealanders not working in essential services must stay at home and stop all interactions with others outside of their household.

During this time Police will continue to provide essential policing services.

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2002

Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2002

Date Published: 
August 2002

The Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2002 outlines the key benefits, challenges and future areas of policing in New Zealand. The briefing is written by the Commissioner of Police and is presented to the incoming Minister of Police.

This briefing provides information about how New Zealand Police strives to achieve "Safer Communities Together" and put community safety and crime reduction centre-stage. It focuses on working together, policing priorities, emerging issues, legislation and policy, strategy and key priorities for 2002/03.