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Review of Police handling of ‘out of control’ parties

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 10:28 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority review has found that Police are working to ensure officers called upon to deal with out of control gatherings in future are better trained to deal with the situations they may face. More >>

IPCA finds Police Dog handler’s actions were justified

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Nelson Police dog handler was justified in releasing his dog to apprehend Kyle McArtney as the officer reasonably suspected he was an offender. As a result of this ... More >>

Force used in apprehending a fleeing driver was justified

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Authority finds force used by Taupo Police in apprehending a fleeing driver was justified The force used by Taupo Police officers on a male driver following a Police pursuit was reasonable and justified, in the circumstances they faced, an Independent ... More >>

Police fatal shooting of Antony Ratahi justified, IPCA finds

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:24 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found a Police officer was justified in fatally shooting Antony Ratahi in order to protect himself, his fellow officers and Mr Ratahi’s former partner (Ms Z) whom he had taken hostage ... More >>

Police handling of Rewa Investigation

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:05 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Although an Independent Police Conduct Authority inquiry has identified some faults with a series of investigations conducted by Police into offending by Malcolm Rewa, there is insufficient evidence that any of these impacted on the ability of Police ... More >>

IPCA findings on Police handling of Rewa Investigation

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:03 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Good morning everyone. I’d like to begin today by explaining that this is an informational press conference and that I will not be taking questions at its conclusion. The reason for that is the report’s findings are the result of a very thorough and detailed ... More >>

Police justified not prosecuting GCSB on Dotcom interception

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today on the Police investigation of the interception of private communications by officers of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has found that the Police decision not to prosecute was justified. More >>

IPCA finds Whakatane Police officer’s use of Taser unlawful

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 10:19 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today finds the continued use of a Taser during the arrest of Whakatane man Mark Smillie was excessive and contrary to law. More >>

Police officer justified in shooting David Taite

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The officer involved in the non-fatal shooting of David Taite on 20 October 2011 just outside of Otane in Central Hawkes Bay was justified in shooting him, according to a report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority. More >>

IPCA releases report on Police handling of ‘Roastbusters’

Thursday, 22 May 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today on the Police handling of information provided to the media in response to enquiries about the ‘Roastbusters’ found that a systemic breakdown in communication by Police led to inaccurate information ... More >>

Authority finds no evidence of Police coercion

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 10:25 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report which examines Police conduct relating to the convictions of Joyce Conwell for the attempted murder of Doreen Middlemiss in Dunedin in June 1998, and the murder of Alec Rodgers in Christchurch ... More >>

Police detention and treatment of people ruled unlawful

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 10:37 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the actions of Christchurch Police in temporarily closing Maces Road on 18 February 2012 to check approximately 200 vehicles congregated in the area. More >>

Officer’s actions during Police pursuit unjustified

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 10:16 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report by the Independent Police Conduct Authority on the serious injury to a passenger during a Police pursuit in Tauranga last year has found the actions of one of the officers to be unjustified, placing the fleeing driver, members of the public and ... More >>

Actions of Police prior to death in custody were justified

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:56 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report by the Independent Police Conduct Authority on the death of Adam Palmer while in Police custody found the actions of Police were justified during the arrest. The report also found that Police took all possible steps to try and resuscitate ... More >>

Authority finds Police use of force during arrest justified

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 10:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In releasing its report on the use of force by Police in arresting a high-risk man who posed a serious threat of harming himself or the officers at the scene, the Independent Police Conduct Authority found that Police complied with the law and Police policy, ... More >>

Actions of Invercargill Police caused serious injury

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:38 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the serious injury to an Invercargill man, Mr Blair Taylor following a Police dog bite in April 2011. More >>

Reports on fatal pursuits in Auckland and Whanganui

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 11:10 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released two separate reports on Police pursuits which ended in the death of five young people in Auckland and Whanganui last year. More >>

Flaws in Police investigation of off-duty officer

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:26 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority review of a Police investigation into an assault on a Christchurch youth in 2011 by an off-duty Police officer has identified shortcomings on the part of Christchurch Police. More >>

Police failings in handling of 2005 car crash investigation

Friday, 14 March 2014, 2:06 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report has found that multiple failings by Southern District Police enabled the criminal conduct of two officers to go undiscovered following a car crash in Alexandra involving a Police officer and a 17-year-old. More >>

Serious injury to truck driver following Police failure

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 10:16 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its summary report on the serious injury to a Dunedin truck driver following a collision with a cattle beast after a Police Communicator’s failure to record significant information during ... More >>

 

 

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