Tag Archives: Police

Christchurch Police – Facebook page

Christchurch police have just set up a Facebook page to help Christchurch people be safe and feel safe. The page, which is here, has been active for less than two days and is already very popular.  See the faces of … Continue reading

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Police explosions and gunfire coming up in Burwood

According to a Press online article, Burwood residents (Queensbury Street area) can anticipate hearing explosions and gunfire from Red Zone properties this week as police undertake training. Remaining residents will be visited, signs put up, and pamphlets distributed. The article … Continue reading

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Crimestoppers

Crimestoppers is a New Zealand crime fighting organisation introduced from Britain as a result of the theft of Victoria Cross medals from the Waiouru Army Museum (there is a potted history at the end). The concept is simple: if you think … Continue reading

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The CCC – Reaction and Resistance

After the September earthquake Christchurch police produced an intelligence report. Using past disaster experiences from other countries, they tried to anticipate how problems related to social cohesion and alienation would unfold in Christchurch (the police report is here). The most obvious ones seemed to be … Continue reading

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Police Report – Canterbury Earthquake: key points and forecasting

This has been blogged before (here), however it is such an important report it is worth blogging again. In December 2010 the NZ Police released an extensive report of events after the September earthquake (which presumably reoccurred in February). It contains a … Continue reading

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