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Budget 2000 – Background to Burglary Package

Office of Hon George Hawkins
Minister of Police

6 June 2000.

Budget 2000 – Background to Burglary Package


New initiative funding

1. Enhanced police intelligence capability
Crime mapping technology and expertise to identify and target hotspots. The funding will be used to enhance Police intelligence by two sites in 2000/01 and a further site in 2001/02

Year 1: $1.341m Vote: Police
3 year funding: $4.725m

2. DNA blood samples – burglary suspects
Amendment to schedule of Criminal Investigations (Blood Samples) Act.
Year 1: $0.338m Vote: Police
3 year funding: $0.902m

3. Preventing repeat victimisation – target hardening
Education and assistance with basic security measures to reduce repeat victimisation (identified by Victimisation Survey and other studies as a significant contributor to total burglary incidence).

Year 1: $0.280m Vote: Justice
3 year funding: $0.960m

Continuation/expansion funding

1. More Targeted Enforcement Teams
The number of LETs [Law Enforcement Teams] will increase from eight to 11. The new LET teams will be located at Auckland City, North Shore/Waitakere, and Counties/Manukau to target burglary.

Year 1: $2.510m Vote: Police
3 year funding: $7.593m


Total fiscal value of Burglary Package

Year 1: $4.469m
3 year funding: $14.117m

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