Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2016
The Briefing to the Incoming Minister 2016 was given to Hon Paula Bennett in December 2016 and outlines the key achievements, 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.
The briefing gives an overview of New Zealand Police, the changes achieved through Policing Excellence, and an overview of the challenges and work to come. It describes the extent of cross agency work as well as summarises Police’s functions, the legislation administered and the relationship between the Minister of Police and New Zealand Police.