Corrections boss Ray Smith is hopeful the ongoing expansion to the prison system will be enough to keep up with the surging population.
A rise in serious offending committed by women and youth has possibly been caused by notoriety seeking on social media, the Police Commissioner has said.
In this morning's email we called on the Government to release the complete coalition agreement document.
Police Minister Stuart Nash has his “dream” job following Labour’s rise to Government. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about why he is in favour of police pursuits, the potential of a crack “flying squad” of officers and how he will ramp up the force’s numbers.
As we approach a single-digit countdown until the election, National has proposed boosting rehabilitation services for prisoners while NZ First wants a "flying squad" to crack down on crime. There are ten days to go. Shane Cowlishaw and Sam Sachdeva report.
In today's email we look at the latest polls and the latest news from the campaign trail.
Gang insignia has been banned from government buildings, schools, and hospitals since 2013. As Australian gangs arrive in New Zealand, officials are looking to amend the law to ensure it keeps up.
Prime Minister Bill English has continued to stamp his own mark on the Government, introducing a new set of public service targets revealed in a pre-Budget speech in Wellington.
Correction’s quest for more capacity has ratcheted up another gear.
For the convenience of subscribers, here's my weekend column in which I suggest removing cash and adopting a blockchain-type system for transactions and savings accounts that is set up and hosted by the central bank to combat deflation, tax evasion and crime.