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Police response to a 111 call reporting a suspicious driving

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 12:39 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers should have made further enquiries when dealing with an incident involving Tevita Filo on 6 January 2016, and that a Police dispatcher did not pass on all the available information. More >>

Fatal shooting of Michael Taylor at Paeroa

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 11:30 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was justified in shooting Michael Taylor at Paeroa on 10 June 2016. More >>

Use of Taser at the Hamilton District Court not justified

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:56 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was not justified in using a Taser on a prisoner on 26 January 2017, because the prisoner was not directly assaulting or threatening him or others at the time. However, Police ... More >>

Death of a young woman following a Police pursuit in Porirua

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 12:16 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer who pursued a fleeing vehicle, which subsequently crashed, was justified in commencing the pursuit and the pursuit was generally conducted in accordance with policy. The front-seat ... More >>

Wellington waterfront pursuit put public at unjustified risk

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer who pursued a fleeing driver along the Wellington waterfront put the public at unnecessary and unjustified risk. More >>

Use of a Taser on a mentally unwell man was unjustified

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:17 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a sergeant’s use of a Taser on a mentally unwell Auckland man, while he was in a small cubicle at Counties Manukau Police station, was contrary to policy, excessive and unjustified. More >>

Police use of a Taser on an Auckland man was unjustified

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a probationary constable’s use of a Taser on an Auckland man as he ran away from Police was contrary to policy and unjustified. More >>

Police investigation found to be sub-standard

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 10:23 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer’s investigation into a crash involving an off-duty officer fell short of the expected standard and was not sufficiently thorough and accurate. More >>

Police use of a Taser on a Greymouth man was unjustified

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 10:12 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police actions breached policy when a sergeant directed a probationary constable to Taser a Greymouth man. More >>

Unjustified risks taken during pursuit of fleeing driver

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police involved in a pursuit in Auckland did not comply with the Police fleeing driver policy and that their actions put the five occupants of the fleeing car, as well as other road users, in danger ... More >>

Police did not deliberately use pepper spray on 10-year-old

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 10:15 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Whakatane Police officer did not deliberately use pepper spray on a 10-year-old girl and her mother while they were seated in a car that had been stopped by Police. However, the officer’s ... More >>

Police disregard fleeing driver policy during pursuit

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 10:07 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers repeatedly disregarded both Police fleeing driver policy and the directions of the pursuit controller during a 20 minute pursuit in South Auckland on 13 August 2015. More >>

Police use of a Taser was disproportionate and unjustified

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 10:03 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer’s second use of a Taser on a mentally unwell Hokitika man was disproportionate and unjustified. More >>

Police justified in shooting Vaughan Te Moananui in Thames

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 10:16 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two Police officers were justified in shooting Vaughan Te Moananui at his sister’s house in Thames at 4.37pm on Saturday, 2 May 2015. More >>

Police breached the rights of three people

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 10:03 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police seriously breached the rights of three people detained at the Greymouth Police Station following their arrests on 2 May 2015. More >>

Police actions justified in two fatal pursuits

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 10:21 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police officers involved in two pursuits in which teenagers lost their lives in January 2016 were justified in commencing pursuit and complied with law and Police policy throughout. More >>

Review finds wide variation in the use of pre-charge warning

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 9:59 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a report released today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that, while the practice of issuing pre-charge warnings to offenders has had a number of benefits, they are being used inconsistently and sometimes inappropriately. More >>

Police shooting of Pera Smiler justified

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:00 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two Police officers were justified in shooting Pera Smiler in Wakefield Street, Upper Hutt on 8 September 2015, following an armed confrontation. More >>

Police shooting justified but officers’ actions criticised

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two Police officers were justified in shooting David Cerven, a Slovakian national, in Myers Park, Auckland on 2 August 2015. However, the actions of the officers, in deciding to immediately ... More >>

Police pursuit justified but operation poorly planned

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 10:22 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in their initial pursuit of a BMW. However, due to the high risks involved, the Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) officer in pursuit should have abandoned the pursuit at an ... More >>

 

 

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