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What are the four strategic areas of focus?

- less crime
- improved road safety
- protected communities
- more valued services


Better Public Service Programme

What are the 5 themes that the 10 priority results for the public sector fall into?

Reducing long term welfare dependance
Supporting vulnerable children
Boosting skills and employment
Reducing crime
Improving interaction with government


What agencies are involved in the Crime Reduction Action Plan?

The ministry of justice, Department of Corrections,
NZ Police, Serious Fraud office, Crown law, ministry of social development ( for youth justice)


What are the Police roles and functions as set out in the Policing Act 2008?

Keeping the peace
Maintaining public safety
Law enforcement
Crime prevention
Community support and reassurance
National security
Participating in policing activities outside NZ
Emergency management


What are the two high level police outcomes that will help achieve Safer Communities Together?

Less crime and road trauma and fewer victims
Confident, safe and secure communities


What are the four government priorities?

Responsibly managing the Governments finances
Building a more competitive and productive economy
Delivering better public services within tight finacial constraints
Rebuilding Christchurch


How will police measure its successes in the following;
Less crime...
Improved road safety...
Protected communities...
More valued services...

Reduced recorded crime
Reduced hospitalisations from road crashes
Reduced repeat victimisation
Maintained trust and confidence


What is the vision of Turning the Tide?

All maori will live full and prosperous lives, free from crime and road trauma.


What are the Turning the Tide values?

Aroha-we all make mistakes. We stand by people who take responsibility
Whakarira-each generation strives to better themselves for their own sakes and their children
Manaakitanga-we are hospitable, fair and respectful, to ourselves and others


What is the mission of Turning the Tide?

To protect our wellbeing by preventing crime and injury and death on our roads.


What is the core value of Integrity?

We are committed and loyal to the vision, values and goals of our organisation. We inspire trust and behave honestly and ethically.


What is the core value of Professionalism?

We are aware of the impact of ouor behaviour at all times. We maintain self control, are resilient and present a professional image. We uphold the reule of law and maintain the guidelines, standards, policies, and procedures set by our organisation.


What is the core value of Respect?

Our role is to acknowledge and respond to a diverse society and serve with dignity. In doing so we recognise the rights, values and freedoms of all people.


What is the core value of Committment to Maori and the Treaty?

We are committed to being responsive to Maori as tangata whenua, recognising the Treaty of Waitangi as new Zealands founding document. By working with Maori we will enhance safety and securing.


What are the four areas of work Maori feel are important and lead to crime if not dealt with?

Reducing male absenteeism
Improving child supervision
Keeping kids in school
Boosting parenting skills


What are the principles in sec 8 Policing Act 2008?

a) principled, effective and efficient policing services are the cornerstone of a free and democratic society under the rule of law
B) effective policing relies on a wide measure of public support and confidence
C)policing services are provided under a national framework but also have local focus
D)provided in a manner that respects human rights
E)provided independently and impartially
F) every police employee is required to act professionally, ethincally and with integrity.


Section 10 of Police Act 2008 acknowledges the roles of others who play an important function in the performance of the functions of Police. Who are they?

(a) public agencies/bodies (certain dept of state & local authorities)
(b) holders of certain statutory offices (eg maori wardens)
(c) parts of the private sector ( eg private security industry)
2) it is also acknowledged that its often appropriate/necessary for police to perform some functions in cooperation with individual citizens/agencies/bodies other than police.


What is the Commissioner responsible to the Minister of Police for? Sec 16 police act 2008

A) carrying out the functions and duties of the police
B)the general conduct of the police
C)the effective,efficient and economical management of the police
D)tendering advice to the minnister/ministers of the crown
E) giving effect to any lawful ministerial decisions


In what things must the Commissioner act independently for and is not responsible to the Minister?

A) the maintenance of law and order re any individual or group of individuals
B) the enforcement of the law re and individual/group
C)the investigation and prosecution of offences
D) decisions about individual police employees


What must every police employee obey and be guided by? Sec 30 police act 2008

General instructions
The commissioners circulars
Any applicable local orders


Whose lawful orders must a police employee obey?

Their supervisors


In the absence of a supervisor who does their authority and responsibility devolve to? Sec 30 police act 2008

The police employee who is next in level of position AND
In the case of equality, the longest serving police employee


No police employee shall act under the direct command and control of who?
Who does this not apply to?

A minister for the crown or
A person not authorised by or under this ir any other enactment/rule of law to direct, command,control the actions of a police employee

Police employees outside NZ who
Is part of an overseas operation within the meaning of sec86
Is an employee within the meaning of sec91(united nations