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Glenavy cricket club members have taken the law into their own hands, solving a crime themselves after their clubrooms were burgled. Video, Audio
Police say there is a growing number of burglaries at construction sites, and are urging tradies to lock up their tool-boxes. Audio
A Northland dairy owner who has been held up nine times in 13 years says it's not fair the people who robbed him were given home detention. Audio
Police Minister Judith Collins is unaware of any evidence officers have been diverted from organised crime to deal with burglaries, she says.
A police officer has claimed a squad has been shut down as police are being diverted from organised crime to respond to burglaries. But Police Minister Judith Collins says there's no evidence. Audio
Police have fallen short of a target of attending all home burglary calls, latest crime statistics show.
Assaults, burglaries and robberies have gone up in the year to August, figures released today show.
The number of burglaries in August this year are up 15 percent on the same time last year. Conan Young reports. Audio
A woman who arrived home to find burglars in her house says police told her to go inside and check they were definitely still there.
A south Auckland dairy owner is so fed up with being robbed that he has hired two teenagers next door to call on for back-up. Audio
Police attending all home break-ins won't lead to more burglars being caught, a criminologist is warning.
The police officers' union fears the policing of organised crime will suffer if too many staff are diverted to focusing on burglaries.
Police have enough resources to attend all home burglary calls, as required by their new approach, the acting deputy commissioner says. Video
Police will now attend every burglary in New Zealand. Police Acting Deputy Commissioner Allan Boreham joins Checkpoint. Video, Audio
The number of crime victims has risen by 3.1 percent in a year, mainly due to burglaries.
There's a directive for police to start making burglaries a priority in their work load. Audio
Lawyer Don Kennedy discusses offending by young people, how they're dealt with and if it works. Audio
Criminologist John Buttle discusses why burglaries are going unsolved. Audio
This week in Radio New Zealand's online magazine, The Wireless, there's a feature article by Bea Taylor about a spate of burglaries of student flats. Audio