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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 >>

Police justified in pursuing and shooting Caleb Henry

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 10:08 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found that Police acted professionally and were justified in the actions they took in pursuing and subsequently shooting Caleb Henry on 8 July 2013. In releasing today’s report, ... More >>

Police pursuit results in serious injury of innocent man

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 10:15 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found Police failed to comply with policy during a pursuit in Auckland in 2013 which left an innocent man with serious injuries. More >>

IPCA finds Auckland pursuit justified but ill-considered

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that Police were justified in commencing a pursuit of a stolen vehicle in Auckland in April 2013. However, the manner in which it was conducted was ill-considered and breached Police ... More >>

Use of Police dog justified in Upper Hutt arrest

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 10:11 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found an Upper Hutt Police officer was justified in using his Police dog to apprehend an offender believed to be involved in a burglary. More >>

Officers were justified in commencing Milford pursuit

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 10:25 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority found the officers involved in a Police pursuit which resulted in the serious injury to two youths, complied with Police policy and were justified in pursuing the 15-year old driver. More >>

Police action justified in Blockade the Budget demonstration

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:01 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Police actions in dealing with a demonstration in Central Auckland known as Blockade the Budget on 1 June 2012 were justified and appropriate, an Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found. More >>

 

 

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