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Unanimous Call for Commissioner to Arm Police Full Time

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 5:26 pm | NZ Police Association

In the wake of a series of recent armed offender incidents, delegates to the Police Association Annual Conference today called unanimously on the Commissioner to arm Police full time. More >>

Association welcomes new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:02 pm | NZ Police Association

“The New Zealand Police Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Verry to Chief Executive. Heather picks up the mantle from Chris Pentecost, who recently retired from this position,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said ... More >>

Missing persons - Horowhenua/Manawatu/Rangitikei

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 1:37 pm | NZ Police Association

Palmerston North Search and Rescue are looking for two missing persons.The missing persons are Craig NICHOLS, 35 years old and Louise OWEN, 30 years old. More >>

Body worn cameras must be properly funded

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:31 am | NZ Police Association

Any trial or introduction of body worn cameras must be accompanied by sufficient funding, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Greg O'Connor Re-Elected as Police Association President

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 5:18 pm | NZ Police Association

Delegates at the Police Association’s 78th annual conference have this afternoon re-elected Greg O’Connor as president for a further three year term. More >>

Surf Rescue Heroes Honoured with Award

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 9:17 am | NZ Police Association

The outstanding bravery of two Hawke's Bay police officers, who saved the life of a boy from treacherous surf at Napier in March this year, will be honoured today, as the Police Association presents New Zealand Police Association Bravery Awards ... More >>

Tamaki Drive stabbing highlights risks facing police

Monday, 7 October 2013, 12:36 pm | NZ Police Association

The stabbing of a police officer in Auckland today highlights the risks faced by every police officer even while carrying out routine, every day policing tasks, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Incidents show offenders are already armed

Friday, 20 September 2013, 11:45 am | NZ Police Association

Two more incidents in the last two days where fleeing drivers were found to be armed with handguns highlight the fact criminals are already armed, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Operation Eight IPCA report

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 12:45 pm | NZ Police Association

The release of the Independent Police Conduct Authority’s report into Operation Eight confirms that the operation was justified, but that mistakes were made in the termination, Police Association Vice-President Luke Shadbolt said today. More >>

PITT training changes a necessary evil

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 4:34 pm | NZ Police Association

Changes to Police Integrated Tactical Training (PITT) mean more than a third of constabulary police will not be trained to use firearms or Tasers, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Budget constraints underpin staff cuts, stations closures

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 2:16 pm | NZ Police Association

Cuts to budgets and non-constabulary support positions underpin station closure or hours/service reduction proposals not only in Auckland and the Hutt Valley, but around New Zealand, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Christchurch earthquake - Death toll passes 100

Friday, 25 February 2011, 9:22 am | NZ Police Association

The death toll from the Christchurch Earthquake is now 102 and this figure is still expected to rise. More >>

Association congratulates new Police Commissioner

Tuesday, 30 November 2010, 1:36 pm | NZ Police Association

The Police Association today congratulated Peter Marshall on his appointment as Commissioner of New Zealand Police. “The appointment of Peter Marshall will go down well amongst police. He is a very experienced New Zealand police officer, with that experience ... More >>

Homicide Investigation Continues In Ruakaka

Friday, 1 January 2010, 2:28 pm | NZ Police Association

Whangarei Police continue their homicide investigation, Operation Te Kamo, following the death of a 30 year old female in Ruakaka last night. Detective Senior Sergeant Begbie advises that Police are not yet in the position to release the victim's name. More >>

NZ Police Citizens' Satisfaction Survey 2009

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 11:32 am | NZ Police Association

Public trust and confidence in New Zealand Police has increased since last year and overall satisfaction with service delivery remains high, according to independent research carried out for Police. The Citizens' Satisfaction Survey 2009 canvassed ... More >>

Commission of Inquiry into Organised Crime welcome

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 2:00 pm | NZ Police Association

Police Association President Greg O'Connor today welcomed the announcement by Police Minister Hon Annette King that Labour, if re-elected, will hold a Commission of Inquiry into Organised Crime. The Minister made the announcement at the Police Association's ... More >>

Cellblock Footage Will Lead To "Trial By Media"

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 10:41 am | NZ Police Association

"The release of footage from the Whakatane cellblock will simply lead to trial by media of officers who have already been tried by a jury, and acquitted," Police Association President Greg O'Connor said today. More >>

Deterring Police From Being On Local Authorities

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 1:39 pm | NZ Police Association

"Police officers are appalled by the move to effectively ban them becoming elected representatives on their local authority," said President of the New Zealand Police Association, Greg O'Connor. More >>

Taser Saved Lives, Proved Value In Lower Hutt

Thursday, 13 December 2007, 3:45 pm | NZ Police Association

Tasers undoubtedly saved lives and proved their value when officers were able to immediately and safely subdue an armed and enraged man who had stabbed his three young children multiple times, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said ... More >>

 

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