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Force used on detained 15 year old boy excessive

Friday, 22 January 2016, 9:30 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Force used on detained 15 year old boy excessive and contrary to law – IPCA finds The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that force used by a Police officer on a boy while he was at Taupo Police station was excessive ... More >>

Initial investigation into Nathan Booker’s death inadequate

Monday, 21 December 2015, 10:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that the Police’s initial investigation into the death of Nathan Booker, a severely disabled 15 year old, was inadequate and did not comply with Police policy. More >>

Police pursuit and apprehension justified

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 11:56 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that Christchurch Police were justified in their pursuit and apprehension of three men. More >>

Use of force to the head by Auckland officer was excessive

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 12:20 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

20 August 2015 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that the use of force by an Auckland Police officer as he assisted in the arrest of a man suspected of burglary was excessive and contrary to law. More >>

No evidence to suggest Police committed perjury re: Dotcom

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 11:17 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that there is no evidence to support allegations that a Police officer committed perjury when giving evidence in the judicial review proceedings brought by Mr Kim Dotcom. More >>

IPCA report finds fault in Police detention

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:38 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that Police unlawfully detained two women and three young children following an armed response which developed from the attempted arrest of a male in Mangere on the evening of ... More >>

Authority endorses Police in first use of ‘sponge round’

Monday, 22 June 2015, 10:41 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority investigation has endorsed the way in which the Police used a new tactical option, known as a ‘sponge round’, when they were faced with apprehending an aggressive and threatening man. More >>

Rotorua Police pursuit complied with policy – IPCA finds

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 10:43 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a report released today the Independent Police Conduct Authority found that Rotorua Police officers involved in a pursuit, in order to apprehend three dangerous and threatening men, followed Police policy and were justified in their actions. On 26 ... More >>

Banks investigation "not subject to political interference"

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:17 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority found that the Police investigation into John Banks’ return of expenses and donations at the conclusion of the 2010 Auckland Super City Mayoral election was thorough and robust and was ... More >>

IPCA report on allegations of conflict of interest

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 10:25 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that two Otago-based Police officers, who are themselves keen pig hunters, were not deliberately acting in their own interests when undertaking enforcement action under Operation ... More >>

John Banks investigation concluded - but not revealed

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 12:02 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority announced today that it has completed its investigation and report into the Police investigation concerning complaints about John Banks’ return of expenses and donations at the conclusion of the 2010 Auckland ... More >>

Officers Justified in Actions Taken to Apprehend Offenders

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 11:09 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that the use of force by the officers involved in an incident following the pursuit of a fleeing driver in Waikato was justified in order to apprehend the offenders. More >>

IPCA identifies significant problems in Police custody

Friday, 27 March 2015, 1:22 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In releasing two reports today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has highlighted a number of significant problems with the way in which Police deal with people who are detained in Police cells. More >>

Speech: Police handling of ‘Roastbusters’ investigation

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:20 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority is an independent oversight body that receives complaints against the Police and either investigates these complaints itself, or oversees and reviews the Police investigation of them. More >>

‘Roastbusters’ victims let down by Police – IPCA finds

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:17 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

19 March 2015 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found a number of significant deficiencies in the original Police investigations into the alleged offending by a group of young men in Auckland who called themselves ... More >>

Fleeing driver’s actions result in death of passenger – IPCA

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found Police followed policy during a pursuit in Auckland last year which ended in the death of the fleeing driver’s passenger. More >>

Police justified in fatally shooting Adam Morehu - IPCA

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found that the Police officer who fatally shot Adam Morehu was justified in doing so because he believed Mr Morehu was armed and feared for the safety of himself and other officers. More >>

IPCA finds Police failed to act on sexual assault complaint

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police failed to ensure the responsible handling of a sexual assault complaint and unfairly predetermined the outcome based on the mental health history of a female ... More >>

IPCA recommends disciplinary action against officer

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 10:16 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that a Police officer unjustifiably engaged in dangerous driving when pursuing a fleeing driver up the wrong side of the motorway, State Highway 1, near Tawa last year. More >>

Use of force on 14-year-old excessive, contrary to law

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:02 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today following a complaint from two ambulance officers has found that the force used by a Tauranga Police officer on a 14-year-old boy was excessive and contrary to law. More >>

 

 

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