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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 >>

IPCA finds Police unlawfully arrested Upper Hutt man

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police unlawfully arrested an innocent man at his home in Upper Hutt on 23 January 2015 after mistaking him for an offender they were seeking. More >>

Action Plan poorly written but not discriminatory - IPCA

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:09 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Counties Manukau CIB Action Plan relating to unlicenced drivers did not intend that Maori drivers be given preferential treatment. More >>

Police failures in response to missing person report

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:12 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police failed to follow policy and good practice when responding to a missing person notification in Hamilton regarding Nicholas Stevens, aged 21. More >>

Use of force justified in arresting a Hamilton man - IPCA

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:20 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today found that Police were justified in using force to arrest a man outside a Hamilton nightclub. More >>

Condition of court cells a contributor in detainee's death

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 10:06 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a report released today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the Papakura Court cells fell well short of accepted minimum standards and that their condition was a contributing factor in the death of a detainee, Dwayne Walters. More >>

IPCA finds issues with resumption of fatal Police pursuit

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 10:08 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a report released today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that, while Police generally complied with policy when pursuing a driver who subsequently crashed, the second and third stages of the pursuit should not have occurred and ... More >>

IPCA finds Police closure of two parties justified

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 11:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that Police were justified in closing down two out of control parties at a Wellington Street address in Hamilton on 16 and 17 January 2015. More >>

IPCA finds Police investigation robust

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 10:43 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

IPCA finds Police investigation into school boys’ actions robust The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police’s investigation into a matter reportedly involving school-age students posting lewd photographs online was thorough and robust. ... More >>

Force used on detained 15 year old boy excessive

Friday, 22 January 2016, 9:30 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Force used on detained 15 year old boy excessive and contrary to law – IPCA finds The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that force used by a Police officer on a boy while he was at Taupo Police station was excessive ... More >>

Initial investigation into Nathan Booker’s death inadequate

Monday, 21 December 2015, 10:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that the Police’s initial investigation into the death of Nathan Booker, a severely disabled 15 year old, was inadequate and did not comply with Police policy. More >>

Police pursuit and apprehension justified

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 11:56 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority released a report today finding that Christchurch Police were justified in their pursuit and apprehension of three men. More >>

Use of force to the head by Auckland officer was excessive

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 12:20 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

20 August 2015 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that the use of force by an Auckland Police officer as he assisted in the arrest of a man suspected of burglary was excessive and contrary to law. More >>

No evidence to suggest Police committed perjury re: Dotcom

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 11:17 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

A report released today by the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that there is no evidence to support allegations that a Police officer committed perjury when giving evidence in the judicial review proceedings brought by Mr Kim Dotcom. More >>

IPCA report finds fault in Police detention

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 10:38 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today has found that Police unlawfully detained two women and three young children following an armed response which developed from the attempted arrest of a male in Mangere on the evening of ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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