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Excessive Use Of Force In Waihi

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 10:02 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer used excessive force when he struck a man four times while trying to remove him from a patrol car in Waihi on 28 December 2019. The man failed a roadside alcohol breath test so was ... More >>

Police justified in use of dog to prevent man escaping

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 9:53 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in the use of a Police dog to arrest a man who tried to run from officers in Dunedin. More >>

IPCA - Co-ordinated Review Of Events Leading To Attack At New Lynn Countdown

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 6:23 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

IPCA, Office of the Inspectorate and IGIS to conduct a Coordinated Review of events leading up to the attack at New Lynn Countdown on 3 September 2021 The Independent Police Conduct Authority, the Office of the Inspectorate at the Department of Corrections, ... More >>

Use of force in Auckland unjustified

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 10:02 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was not justified in punching a man during his arrest in Auckland on the night of 7 March 2020. The intoxicated man was riding his bicycle with no lights on and was wearing ... More >>

Decision to fire shots at man in oncoming car justified

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 9:54 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was justified in deciding to fire three shots at a man who drove his car directly at him while trying to escape from Police in Auckland on 31 January 2019. At about 3.10pm, Police ... More >>

Police use of force in Waharoa arrest incident justified

Thursday, 19 August 2021, 9:52 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in using force to restrain two women and a man after his arrest in Waharoa. On 11 September 2020, a man was arrested for assaulting a relative and damaging property in Waharoa. ... More >>

Police dog bite in Ōtāhuhu justified

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 9:57 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was justified in using a Police dog to assist in the arrest of a high-risk offender in Ōtāhuhu on 28 May 2020. Police had reasonable grounds for believing the man might be armed. More >>

Police Pursuit Preceding Fatal Crash In Kaitaia Unjustified

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 10:05 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police should not have started pursuing a Mazda near Kaitaia in the early hours of 10 October 2020. The fleeing driver crashed the Mazda seconds after Police abandoned the pursuit. The fleeing ... More >>

Concerns About Police Enforcement Of Heavy Vehicle Towing Regulations And Auckland Motorway Contract

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a report released today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that for the last eight years Police failed to properly monitor whether a consortium of heavy vehicle towing contractors, operating under a contract with Police for vehicle ... More >>

Force Following Pursuit In Auckland Unjustified

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 9:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the force used to remove a youth from a car following a pursuit was unjustified. In the early hours of 11 December 2018 three stolen cars were involved in a ram raid burglary in Te Atatū, ... More >>

Use Of Force On Youth In Wellington Justified

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 9:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was justified in using force to restrain a youth after he resisted an arrest for disorderly behaviour. On 4 September 2020, a 14-year-old male was arrested for disorderly behaviour outside ... More >>

Use Of Force In Matamata Not Excessive

Thursday, 1 July 2021, 9:57 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers did not use excessive force on a man while in attendance at an address in Matamata. On 13 December 2019, two officers visited the address to serve a Court document. On arrival they found ... More >>

Unreasonable Use Of Force For Disorderly Behaviour In Invercargill

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 10:08 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found an officer used unjustified force when he placed an intoxicated woman in a headlock and pulled her to the ground on 25 July 2020 in Invercargill. The officer, along with three other officers, approached ... More >>

Pursuit And Dog Bite In Christchurch Justified

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 10:01 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

  The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers were justified in pursuing offenders who had stolen cars and burgled a liquor store in Christchurch on 11 November 2019. The use of a Police dog to assist in the arrest ... More >>

Complaint That Officer Used Excessive Force During Arrest In Wellington

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 10:04 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority investigated a complaint that excessive force was used on a youth following his arrest in Wellington on 12 January 2020. The incident took place after a car appeared to evade an alcohol checkpoint. The ... More >>

Police Shooting Of Armed Man In Waitara Justified

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 9:56 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in shooting a man when he pointed a firearm at an officer. Police were notified that the man had been involved in a domestic incident where he pointed what was suspected ... More >>

Actions Of AOS Officers Leading Up To Fatal Shooting Of Astin Hooper Unjustified

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 9:58 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that, although two Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) officers were acting in self-defence when they fired at Astin Hooper immediately after he shot at them, their prior actions were not justified in the ... More >>

Use Of Police Dog Following Pursuit In Hamilton Not Justified

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 10:00 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

  The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the use of a Police dog to bite a young person (14 years old) following a pursuit was not justified in the circumstances. On 8 October 2019, the young person was staying at his friend’s ... More >>

Non-fatal Police Shooting On Motorway North Of Auckland Justified

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 9:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers were justified in firing shots at a male passenger in a car fleeing Police to avoid arrest on the Northern Motorway in October 2018. The man had fired a shotgun at Police multiple ... More >>

Unconscious Man In Manukau Cell

Thursday, 22 April 2021, 10:10 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that on 15 September 2019, Police in Manukau did not take appropriate actions to care for a man held in their custody who drifted in and out of consciousness for almost three hours before he was taken ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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