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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 >>

Two Police Officers Honoured with Bravery Awards

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 3:33 pm | Police Association

The outstanding bravery of Senior Constable Adrian Oldham and Constable Ben Turner will be honoured today with a New Zealand Police Association Bravery Award. More >>

Police Remembrance Day

Monday, 28 September 2015, 4:24 pm | Police Association

This week, Police staff and others have been wearing the distinctive huia feather-shaped Police Remembrance Pin as they reflect on those who have lost their lives in service to the society they swore to protect. Police Remembrance Day falls on the 29th of ... More >>

Frontline police confronted once again

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 4:34 pm | Police Association

“For the fifth time in a month, frontline response police officers have had to deal with armed and clearly dangerous offenders,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Police confronted by armed offenders again

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 6:12 pm | Police Association

“Police officers carrying out routine duties have been confronted by armed offenders three times in the last nine days,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Relief for Police families following capture

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 12:05 pm | Police Association

"It is not only the police officers involved in the operation to capture Dolphy Kohu who are relieved, but also the families of those officers," Police Association President Greg O'Connor said today. More >>

Palmerston North shooting a wake-up call

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 1:39 pm | Police Association

The events in Palmerston North last night should serve as a warning to police and all other frontline agencies, Police Association President Greg O’Connor said. More >>

Association supports officers involved in police shooting

Monday, 3 August 2015, 10:17 am | Police Association

“The Police Association is fully supporting the officers involved in last night’s shooting in Auckland,” Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

Carrying Tasers will improve public and police safety

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:46 am | Police Association

"Arming all frontline police officers with Tasers will improve safety for police officers and the public," Police Association President Greg O’Connor said today. More >>

All police officers should carry Tasers

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 12:31 pm | Police Association

It is unacceptable that any officer, let alone a sole officer, should be expected to patrol without having a Taser readily available, Police Association President Greg O'Connor said today. More >>

NZ Police Association Sportsperson of the Year

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 8:36 pm | Police Association

Constable Rachel Clarke has been named the New Zealand Police Association Sportsperson of the Year for 2014. The 25-year-old police constable from North Shore has been riding a wave of success on the international surf ski scene. After two World Series ... More >>

 

 

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