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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 >>

Officer’s use of Police dog during arrest was unlawful

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 10:01 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Auckland officer’s use of Police dog during arrest was unlawful An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that the use of a Police dog during the arrests of two young men was an excessive use of force and unlawful. ... More >>

Timaru officers "failed to follow good policing practice"

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found that the two Timaru Police officers who dealt with a suspected domestic disturbance in December 2011 acted in a way that did not accord with good policing practice. In releasing ... More >>

IPCA finds police pursuit should have been abandoned

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10:17 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

IPCA finds police pursuit should have been abandoned The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the death of a youth following the Police pursuit of Fabian Jessie Mika in Christchurch in early 2013. The Authority has found ... More >>

IPCA finds Greymouth officer’s actions justified

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 10:05 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today on the death of Judd Hall in a car crash in Greymouth in January 2014 found that the officer involved was justified in following the speeding car in a bid to get it to stop. “Unfortunately ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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