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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 >>

Police use of force following pursuit in Auckland

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 12:45 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that, following a pursuit in Auckland, a man was dealt with inappropriately and unprofessionally by a Police officer during his arrest. More >>

Excessive use of force by off-duty officer

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 11:24 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an off-duty officer unnecessarily involved himself in a dispute between his friend, Mr V, and the friend's former partner, Ms S, in Christchurch in November 2015. When the dispute escalated, the officer used ... More >>

Death of a man in custody at HBACU

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10:24 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police as an organisation, as well as individual officers, failed in their legal duty of care when a man in custody died after a drug overdose in November 2017. More >>

Police officer should not have engaged in pursuit

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 11:58 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer should not have tried to stop or pursue a car thought to contain young people in Palmerston North on 28 May 2018. The pursuit ended when the fleeing car crashed into a ditch. ... More >>

High speed by an officer following a pursuit

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 9:57 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into the manner of driving by an officer following an abandoned pursuit in Auckland City on 11 August 2017. More >>

Police officer fires at stolen Police car in Murupara

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 11:21 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was not justified in shooting at a stolen Police car in Murupara on 17 October 2017. More >>

Collaborative review of fleeing driver events [15/3/19]

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:52 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Embedding a risk-averse mind-set in Police staff is one of the keys to the safe management of fleeing driver events, says Judge Colin Doherty, Chair of the Independent Police Conduct Authority. More >>

Self-harm attempted at Auckland custody unit

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 11:09 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police generally complied with policy when a man was taken into custody and while there attempted to harm himself in December 2017. More >>

Triple fatality in Nelson involving a fleeing driver

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 12:48 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police officers were justified in pursuing a vehicle believed to contain a wanted offender on 11 March 2018. The pursuit ended when the fleeing driver overtook a truck, colliding with an oncoming ... More >>

Allegation of historical wrongdoing by Police officers

Tuesday, 12 March 2019, 12:46 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a complaint made in October 2018 that in 1989 a Police officer led a raid at a property and planted drugs after the occupant of the property had witnessed corrupt and illegal acts by several Police ... More >>

Road spikes wrongly deployed causing injury

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:35 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that while the use of road spikes was an appropriate tactical option, an officer should not have deployed them to stop a fleeing driver near Puhoi on 28 February 2018. The officer deployed the road spikes ... More >>

Report: complaints about Deputy Commissioner Wallace Haumaha

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 9:33 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

1. The Authority has received three complaints concerning the behaviour of Deputy Commissioner Wallace Haumaha. More >>

Flawed Police investigation

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:30 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police investigation into inappropriate contact between a teacher and a student in Gisborne in 2014 was deficient in several respects. More >>

Continued use of Taser during arrest was unjustified

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 2:14 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in using a Taser and two Police dogs to subdue a man before arresting him in Kawhia on 13 July 2017. However, the Authority also found that additional discharges of ... More >>

Self-harm in Counties Manukau Police District Custody unit

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 3:51 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has completed its investigation into two self-harm incidents, involving the same female prisoner, at the Counties Manukau Police District Custody Unit (DCU) in October and November 2017. The Authority found ... More >>

Police detention was unlawful but reasonable

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 12:39 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that while Police acted unlawfully in October 2017 when they detained a Queenstown man for a mental health assessment, their actions were reasonable in the circumstances. More >>

Police dog bite following Police pursuit in Paeroa excessive

Friday, 2 November 2018, 8:52 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the deployment of a Police dog to apprehend a female passenger was an excessive use of force. The female received substantial injuries to her right arm and was hospitalised for three days. More >>

 

 

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