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New Zealanders urged to wake up to our country's gun problem

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 11:09 am | Police Association

NZ Police Association urges New Zealanders to wake up to our country's gun problem More >>

Police Association urges rethink over online firearms

Monday, 31 July 2017, 1:47 pm | Police Association

Police Association President Chris Cahill says last week’s tragic shootings in Northland should serve as an opportune time for politicians to take another look at the recommendations from the Law and Order Select Committee Inquiry into the Illegal ... More >>

Police Association condemns horrific attack

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:21 pm | Police Association

Police Association President Chris Cahill has expressed concern for the police officer who was seriously assaulted while on duty overnight in Rotorua. More >>

World-class Black Fern captain takes out award

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 3:26 pm | Police Association

Detective Fiao’o Fa’amausili, captain of the world-class Black Ferns and regarded as one of the world’s leading hookers in women’s rugby, is the NZ Police Association Sportsperson of the Year for 2016. More >>

Police Association launches election year policy document

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 2:14 pm | Police Association

Police Association launches 2017 election year policy document: Towards a Safer New Zealand More >>

Police Association astounded at firearms control rejection

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:24 pm | Police Association

The New Zealand Police Association says the Minister of Police has today ignored the risk of increased firearms threats to the public, and made the jobs of front line officers more difficult and definitely more dangerous. More >>

Budget 2017: Continued commitment to law and order welcomed

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:08 pm | Police Association

The Government has today confirmed its commitment to increase the number of police by 880 and the number of non-sworn Police employees by 245, over the next four years. The Association welcomed the announcement when it was initially made in the February ... More >>

Police Association welcomes new focus on illegal firearms

Friday, 7 April 2017, 4:45 pm | Police Association

The New Zealand Police Association says Parliament’s Law and Order Select Committee is clearly serious about dealing with the illegal possession of firearms in New Zealand. More >>

Police Association Welcomes New President

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 5:17 pm | Police Association

The Police Association’s 81st Annual Conference has today elected Chris Cahill as President for a three-year term. More >>

Fallen colleagues remembered on Police Remembrance Day

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 2:21 pm | Police Association

“Whatever else we do in Police, this day is the one that reminds us that being a police officer is different,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said after attending the national Police Remembrance Day service today. More >>

Burglary tells the real story of crime – Police Association

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 3:42 pm | Police Association

“While many offence types can fluctuate, burglary figures tend to be a very good litmus test of how much criminal activity is taking place in the community,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Police officers see relief in sight

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 5:30 pm | Police Association

“Frontline police officers around New Zealand will be watching the current political discussion around police numbers with a great sense of relief that their plight has been acknowledged”, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Focus on the “why” for shootings, says Police Association

Friday, 15 July 2016, 11:21 am | Police Association

"While there has been much discussion and commentary on police actions following events in Hamilton and Rotorua this week, it is important to also address the reasons why two men acted in such an irrational, dangerous and threatening manner that police ... More >>

Police Association supports undercover technique

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 5:38 pm | Police Association

“The fact that the bodies of two homicide victims were recovered and their killer was convicted is vindication of the innovative and legal method used by police to obtain a confession from the offender,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor ... More >>

P bust evidence of extent of problem

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 1:34 pm | Police Association

“Northland police and public are to be congratulated for their excellent work in preventing 448 kilograms of P from reaching the market,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Association supports officers involved in Paeroa shooting

Friday, 10 June 2016, 1:56 pm | Police Association

“The Police Association is fully supporting the officers involved in today’s fatal shooting in Paeroa after a man attacked police with a machete,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Hamilton incident highlights need for careful design

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:58 am | Police Association

“Every police member will feel for the seriously assaulted officer and his family after the incident at Hamilton Central Station on Sunday; police station public area safety has been a key focus for the Association for some time,” Police Association ... More >>

Association welcomes calls for firearms inquiry

Friday, 11 March 2016, 4:42 pm | Police Association

“If any good can be said to have come from the Kawerau shooting of four police officers, it is that the public of New Zealand and, more importantly, the politicians are becoming aware of the extent of the firearms situation in our country,” Police ... More >>

Why are criminals so heavily armed?

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 3:32 pm | Police Association

“While it is tempting to focus solely on the safety implications for police officers and the public following instances of criminals using firearms against Police, it is important to broaden the discussion to why so many criminals are now armed, and ... More >>

Lessons in Wishart retraction

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:38 pm | Police Association

“The essence of detective work is to never allow the evidence to fit the theory of what occurred. Every new piece of evidence should be interrogated and its impact on the reconstruction of the crime evaluated,” Police Association President Greg ... More >>



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