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Officer investigated for planting 'point bags'

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:29 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has completed its investigation into an allegation that, in 2018, an officer from the Otahuhu Police Station was planting evidence so he could search vehicles under the Search and Surveillance Act 2012. ... More >>

Police handling of poaching complaint

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:20 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

5 November 2019 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has determined that allegations of a delay in an investigation by a Southern District sole-charge Police officer into alleged game-poaching in May 2018 were unfounded. The Authority also found that ... More >>

Police Dog bite in Upper Hutt

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:19 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

31 October 2019 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer's use of a Police dog on a man who was being arrested was legally justified, because the officer believed the man posed a risk of serious injury to his fellow officers. More >>

First Police implementation report on fleeing drivers

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:21 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority welcomes today's release of the first quarterly report by Police setting out the steps Police have taken so far to implement the recommendations made in relation to Police's management of fleeing driver events. More >>

Shots fired at a driver in the Coromandel justified

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:19 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that it was reasonable for an officer to fire 21 shots at a driver who repeatedly drove towards and reversed at him in the Coromandel on 28 August 2017. More >>

IPCA Investigation into Bullying within New Zealand Police

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:18 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority intends to undertake an investigation into allegations of bullying and related issues within Police. More >>

Young tractor driver tasered after pursuit

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer's use of a Taser on a young person who had stolen a small tractor and led Police in a pursuit, was an unreasonable and excessive use of force. More >>

Police should not have pursued youths on Auckland motorway

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:41 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police should not have pursued a Toyota stolen by five young people the previous day in an aggravated robbery. More >>

Complaint that an officer directed intoxicated man to drive

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:18 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer in Te Araroa directed a man he suspected to be intoxicated to drive a short distance to a Police station, where the man failed an Evidential Breath Test. The Authority also determined that ... More >>

Pedestrian hit by fleeing driver

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 12:11 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers responded in a timely and appropriate manner as soon as they were aware that a fleeing driver had hit a pedestrian. More >>

Second tasering unjustified following disorder in Picton

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was not justified in tasering a man for a second time during an arrest in Picton on 23 June 2018. More >>

Chairman to assist Hong Kong IPCC

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:12 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Chairman of the Authority, Judge Colin Doherty, has agreed to assist the Hong Kong Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) as a member of an international panel to provide high level advice to the IPCC in relation to its proposed "Thematic ... More >>

Breach of 'journalistic privilege' during unlawful search

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the Police's unlawful search of Nicky Hager's property in October 2014 resulted from an unwitting neglect of duty and did not amount to misconduct by any individual officer. Police policy at the ... More >>

Police collision with motorcycle following pursuit in Chch

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 11:23 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer drove carelessly during a pursuit and that this was the primary cause of a collision with a motorcycle that injured the rider. More >>

Shots fired to warn fleeing driver in Huntly not justified

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 12:28 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer's decision to fire three warning shots to stop a fleeing driver from reversing towards him was not justified. More >>

Officer accused of sexual assault and breach of privacy

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 12:26 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation of an officer in Auckland accused of sexual assault and breach of privacy by his ex-partner. More >>

Police pursuit in Auckland that resulted in collision

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 12:23 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a pursuit of a fleeing driver in Auckland on 24 September 2018. More >>

Excessive force used after pursuit in Ramarama

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 11:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers used excessive force during an arrest in Ramarama, South Auckland on 26 October 2016. More >>

Disappearance of nine firearms surrendered to Police

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 5:04 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found multiple failings in respect of the disappearance of nine firearms which were held by Police in Auckland from 28 January 2017. More >>

Excessive force used during public disorder in Huntly

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 11:53 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer used excessive force during an arrest in Huntly. More >>

 

 

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