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Paris Razos
Operations Manager, Response & Operations , New Zealand Police
Wellington, New Zealand
Bilingual (English, Greek) plus limited proficiency in Tetun (Timor-Leste). Policing experience 24 years. Experience in international policing/community development including Afghanistan, Timor-Leste, Kiribati. Related experience in training, mentoring, strategic advising, project management. Available for short or long term assignments.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
2016:
Operations Manager: Response & Operations. Managing projects for operational policing capability building.
Police Professional Conduct Manager. Reviewing national investigations into police conduct; ongoing liaison with Independent Police Conduct Authority.
2014-15:
Advisor: Timor-Leste Community Policing Program (TLCPP), Timor-Leste. Advising Timorese police commanders; joint work plan development and implementation for TLCPP and The Asia Foundation for community development; reviewing and creating district action plans for local police against host strategic objectives.
2013:
Project Manager: National Prevention Centre. Leading development for Change Leadership Framework underpinning Deployment Model in Prevention First strategy; developing control strategies for specific crime problems.
2012:
Mentor/Advisor, European Union Policing Policing Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL), Afghanistan. Including translating Afghan Ministry of Interior strategy for civilianising policing into action; mentoring/advising Afghan provincial police commanders; designing/delivering training; building capability of Afghanistan's first Police e Mardume (community policing) unit to operational readiness; initiate partnerships with UNAMA and other NGOs for Police-community relationships, gender equity.
2010-12:
Head of School: Community Policing, Royal New Zealand Police College. Managing training development, research, evaluation in community policing, youth services, ethnic affairs, international policing development, neighbourhood policing teams, crime science/problem solving.
2011-12 (relieving) Area Tactical Response Manager. Management of Area response policing.
2009-10:
Manager: Crime & Safety Training, Royal New Zealand Police College. Management of senior training for NZ Police.
2008-9:
National Coordinator, Investigative Interviewing. Led development of Investigative Interviewing through to training development and national implementation.
2007-8:
District Trainer/Development: Investigative Interviewing. Led training delivery and evaluation of pilot program, prior to expansion to national role.
2004-7:
Organised Crime/Clandestine Laboratory/Organised Crime supervisor.
2002-4:
Detective, Organised Crime Unit.
1999-2002: Detective, Crime Squad, General CIB, homicide.
Prior:
General policing in response duties.
Education:
Diploma in Policing (NZ Police) 1988.
Detective training studies to qualification (NZ Police) 1999-2001.
Promotions framework study to Commissioned Officer level (NZ Police) 1998-2006.
Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Management (University of Otago) 2008-9.
Police Enhancing Leadership Program (University of Otago) 2008-9.
Current (2017):
Master of International Security (Massey University).
National Certificate in Project Management Level (NZ Police/The Skills Organisation).

Affiliations and Achievements:
Volunteer experience: Athens Olympic Games, 2004.
Previous role as Region 4 Chairman, International Police Association (NZ branch).
Critical Incident Management Systems (CIMS) Level 4 qualified.

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Diploma
    Languages:
    English, Greek
    Nationality:
    New Zealand
    LinkedIn Profile: http://nz.linkedin.com/pub/paris-razos/48/471/184/
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