Police News is the magazine of the New Zealand Police Association. It is published monthly, except for January-February, which are covered by a single issue.
Police News incorporates the New Zealand Police Journal, first published in 1937. The Editor can be contacted through the contact form here.
Police News May 2013
In this issue: Underage Prostitution in South Auckland, Always on the alert - Child Protection Teams today and Day in the life of the Police Licensing and Vetting Services team.
Police News April 2013
In this issue: The PCT dilemma - Getting thumped with the PCT, Crash landing in Costa Rica - why it's good to have Police Travel Insurance and From the beat to the bookshelf - Police officers turned authors.
Police News March 2013
In this issue: Meth Kids - Children at risk in toxic homes, Defence Reforms - Lessons for Police and Three secrets to improving strength for frontline policing.
Police News January/February 2013
In this issue: Roster Care - Finding the right fit in the workforce management puzzle, Day in the life of the Police Negotiating Team and Important change to Police Fire & General home insurance.
Police News December 2012
In this issue: Tides of Change - a year of change for Police, Armed and Safe: Origins of the AOS, and a day in the life of the Police Kapa Haka group.
Police News November 2012
In this issue: Full coverage of the 77th New Zealand Police Association Annual Conference; Lighting the way - the Blue Light philosophy; and Weed Killers - a new book on the war on cannabis.
Police News October 2012
In this issue: Close to the madding crowd - mental health callouts stretch police resources; Restructuring and you - an Association guide; All at sea - on patrol with the Maritime Unit and Holiday for some - the origins of Labour Day.
Police News September 2012
In this issue: File Management Centres - The biggest change to Police processing procedures in more than 30 years, the 2011 New Zealand Police Association Police Sportsperson of the Year winner and Remembrance Day.
Police News August 2012
In this issue: Australia Calling - we talk to Kiwi Cops who have crossed the ditch; the accidental killing of Michael Patrick Quirke and Fake Cops
Police News July 2012
In this issue: Comms Health Check, Remembering Duncan Taylor and A Women's Place in Police.
Police News June 2012
In this issue: Fatigue in the Force; Sex and the Suburbs - police and prostitution in Christchurch; Health Plan changes and a Day in the life of the Counties Manukau Road Crime Unit.
Police News April 2012
In this issue: Testing times - Times for the Police physical competency test may change, we explain the changes, the reason for them and attitudes to fitness, A day in the life of the Forensic Document Examination Team and eight page lift-out of the 2012 Australasian Police & Emergency Games.
Police News March 2012
In this issue: Locked and loaded - the rollout of firearms in frontline vehicles begins, Drug busters - the dynamic TAG team from Tauranga and Former Police Association President Steve Hinds retires.
Police News January/February 2012
Included in this issue: Tauranga officer honoured, Authorised officers, New uniforms for Police employees, On-going war on vehicle theft, Day in the Life of an Inquest Officer, Fire and ice: the Giplin years, The J Edgar Hoover connection, Policing in Canada.
Police News December 2011
Included in this issue: Police Association Bravery Awards; Day in the life of a Section Sergeant; Highlights of Police Association Annual Conference including, Consequences of an open Coroner's Court, Authorised Officer debate, Policing in tough economic times and Resourcing Excellence.
Police News November 2011
Included in this issue: Election 2011 - What the main parties have to say on Law & Order; how NZ Police kicked the Rugby World Cup for touch; What to do when faced with a complaint investigation; Emotional cost of taking a life; Cost recovery for policing commercial events; and the Association launches 2011 law & order policy.
Police News October 2011
Included in this issue: Urgent law change on surveillance welcomed, complex issues at heart of firearms/Taser accessibility, organised criminals taking billions from the world's economy, policy ideas put forward, first cadet Wing at Trentham, USA police deaths up 37%, keeping safe, Police Rememberance Day, Policing Excellence - a sea change.
Police News September 2011
Included in this issue: lessons from Norway's Utoya Island massacre, remembering our own on Police Remembrance Day, new SMART technology saves Police time, Police should get same treatment as public, a day in the life of Police Air Support Unit, British Transport Police armed capabilities beefed up and Greater Manchester Police accused of ending 'face-to-face access' with public.
Police News August 2011
In this issue: Police ready for Rugby World Cup, Overseas deployments to be scaled back and Association supports Law Commission over 'Legal Highs'.
Police News July 2011
In this issue: Tell us what you think about gun security, Gisborne officers scoot for Christchurch and Commissioner's tougher stance welcomed.
Police News June 2011
In this issue: Police may foot the bill for your shoes, Police rescue hero remembered and Lower Hutt to Host AP & ES Games.
Police News May 2011
In this issue: Police Managers told to cut their budgets, Luke Shadbolt elected as new vice-president and two police officers take on wacky fundraiser.
Police News April 2011
In this issue: Christchurch earthquake - Police response, The legacy Peter Marshall inherits and Police Association delivers alcohol law submission to Parliament.
Police News March 2011
In this issue: Significant loss of life in shallow 6.3 Quake, 'Back to the future' scenario feared by experienced police officers and Myths and legends of the West Coast.
Police News Feb 2011
In this issue: Exemptions for Police Canteen - A necessity not a double standard, Association renews call for better access to firearms and Survey reveals increase in threats with firearms.
Police News December 2010
In this issue: 75th Annual Conference - Recognising the Risk, Police staff help cancer kids and Survey shows strong support for lowering drink driving limit.
Police News November 2010
In this issue: Inspector Mike O'Leary honoured with inaugural Association Bravery Award, Association calls for general arming of Police, Slain Officer's grave restored to former glory and DNA collection expanded to fight violent crime.
Police News October 2010
In this issue: The aftermath of a 7.1 magnitude quake, Climbing wall dream comes to fruition at RNZPC and Police Pursuits - Damned if you do damned if you don't.
Police News September 2010
In this issue: When a frontline section isn't really a section, September 29 - Our day of Remembrance and Wanganui's gang patch law a success.
Police News August 2010
In this issue: Crims already armed - time for Police to catch up, Association applauds move on knife crime and Police Association Bravery Awards introduced.