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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 >>

IPCA finds Police Dog handler’s actions were justified

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Nelson Police dog handler was justified in releasing his dog to apprehend Kyle McArtney as the officer reasonably suspected he was an offender. As a result of this ... More >>

Force used in apprehending a fleeing driver was justified

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Authority finds force used by Taupo Police in apprehending a fleeing driver was justified The force used by Taupo Police officers on a male driver following a Police pursuit was reasonable and justified, in the circumstances they faced, an Independent ... More >>

Police fatal shooting of Antony Ratahi justified, IPCA finds

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:24 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found a Police officer was justified in fatally shooting Antony Ratahi in order to protect himself, his fellow officers and Mr Ratahi’s former partner (Ms Z) whom he had taken hostage ... More >>

Police handling of Rewa Investigation

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:05 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Although an Independent Police Conduct Authority inquiry has identified some faults with a series of investigations conducted by Police into offending by Malcolm Rewa, there is insufficient evidence that any of these impacted on the ability of Police ... More >>

IPCA findings on Police handling of Rewa Investigation

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:03 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Good morning everyone. I’d like to begin today by explaining that this is an informational press conference and that I will not be taking questions at its conclusion. The reason for that is the report’s findings are the result of a very thorough and detailed ... More >>

Police justified not prosecuting GCSB on Dotcom interception

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today on the Police investigation of the interception of private communications by officers of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has found that the Police decision not to prosecute was justified. More >>

IPCA finds Whakatane Police officer’s use of Taser unlawful

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 10:19 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today finds the continued use of a Taser during the arrest of Whakatane man Mark Smillie was excessive and contrary to law. More >>

Police officer justified in shooting David Taite

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The officer involved in the non-fatal shooting of David Taite on 20 October 2011 just outside of Otane in Central Hawkes Bay was justified in shooting him, according to a report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority. More >>

 

 

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