Over 6,000 officers of the New Zealand police department will be rolling out 10,000 iOS devices over the next few months, reports “The National Business Review” (http://tinyurl.com/a6wqtjy).

Prime Minister John Key, Police Minister Anne Tolley and Police Commissioner Peter Marshall said in an announcement that, of hose 6,000, 3,900 will also get a tablet. The 10-year outsourced deal was won by Vodafone.

The initial cost of the rollout is $4.3 million over three months, police say. Over the next 10 years, they will spend $159 million in operating expenditure to fund the initiative, notes “The National Business Review.”