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Arrest For Firearms Offence

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 9:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Police arrested a man after receiving information that he had been in Auckland in possession of a military style semi-automatic firearm. The Independent Police Conduct Authority investigated the circumstances of the arrest after the man claimed Police ... More >>

Photographs Taken At Police Checkpoint Unlawful

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 9:56 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that although the initial stop at a checkpoint was lawful, at the point Police required a woman to pull over to the side of the road for intelligence gathering purposes she was arbitrarily, and ... More >>

Use Of Force During Bail Process In Hastings Unjustified

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 10:12 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

  The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found the use of force against a man during a bail process in Hastings was not justified. On 23 January 2020, a man was arrested for reckless driving in Hastings. He was uncooperative and showed ... More >>

AOS Commander Not Justified In Speeding To A Briefing

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 10:06 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an Armed Offenders Squad (AOS) Commander was not justified in driving to Nelson above the road speed limit to attend an operation briefing. On the evening of 19 January 2020, Police in Nelson ... More >>

Use Of Force During Fatal Shooting Tauranga Justified

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 10:09 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in shooting Mr Anthony Fane following a pursuit, in which on five separate occasions he fired shots at four Armed Offender Squad (AOS) officers while driving in a highly ... More >>

Review Of Bullying And Culture Highlights Way Forward For Police

Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 11:35 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

In a new report released today, Bullying, Culture and Related Issues in New Zealand Police , the Authority finds significant elements of bullying in some workplaces, and a related negative culture. “ This negative culture did not permeate every ... More >>

Fatal Shooting Of Donald Ineson To Defend Others Legally Justified

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 10:10 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two Police officers were legally justified in shooting at Donald Ineson, who had threatened his wife with a shotgun and hit one of the officers with his car as he fled his home. A bullet ... More >>

Fatal Shooting Of Graeme Warren Justified

Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 9:54 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was legally justified in shooting Graeme Warren in Kurow on 5 December 2019, as he acted to defend both himself and another officer. Mr Warren’s adult son alerted Police that his ... More >>

Loss Of Consciousness In Christchurch Custody Suite

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 10:06 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

  The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police officers used reasonable force to restrain a man remanded in custody in the Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct Custody Suite. While being restrained, the man lost ... More >>

Three Searches Undertaken By Police Following Mosque Attacks Found To Be Unlawful

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:19 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found three searches conducted by Police following the 15 March Mosque attacks were unlawful. Following the attacks, Police identified people of interest to national security and set up an operation aimed ... More >>

Police Failed In Their Duty Of Care To A Detainee Who Attempted Suicide

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 10:23 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police did not comply with policy and failed in their duty of care to a detainee who attempted suicide while in a Court cell. He lost consciousness and died several days later when his life ... More >>

Sergeant Behaved Inappropriately And Indecently Assaulted Woman During Car Journey

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 10:08 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a sergeant inappropriately touched a woman and used demeaning and sexualised language while driving her home from a work related conference in March 2018. The sergeant, who was a teacher at ... More >>

Police Acknowledge IPCA Findings

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 10:09 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

Police acknowledge the findings by the Independent Police Conduct Authority relating to allegations of sexual offending by a Police officer in the early 2000s. More >>

Triple fatality following Christchurch pursuit

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 10:14 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in deploying spikes following a pursuit in Christchurch. The driver swerved to avoid the spikes, lost control and crashed into a tree. The driver, Glen McAllister (16yrs), ... More >>

Police use of force during arrest in Geraldine justified

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:54 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers were justified in using pepper spray, Tasers and manual force to effect a man's arrest in Geraldine on 31 August 2018. More >>

Fatal Shooting of Jerrim Toms justified in Self-Defence

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 11:01 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that two officers were legally justified in firing 12 shots at Jerrim Toms on State Highway 1 near Puhoi on 31 March 2018, after he advanced on them while wielding a machete. However, there was inadequate ... More >>

Use of Police dog during arrest in Auckland justified

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 11:38 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in using a Police dog during the arrest of a man in Auckland on 9 November 2018. More >>

IPCA releases reports on the unlawful detention of teenager

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:12 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that former Inspector Hurimoana Dennis unlawfully detained an Auckland teenager in 2015, and improperly influenced the outcome of a criminal investigation into his own son in 2014. Inspector Dennis ... More >>

Officer investigated for planting 'point bags'

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:29 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has completed its investigation into an allegation that, in 2018, an officer from the Otahuhu Police Station was planting evidence so he could search vehicles under the Search and Surveillance Act 2012. ... More >>

Police handling of poaching complaint

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:20 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

5 November 2019 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has determined that allegations of a delay in an investigation by a Southern District sole-charge Police officer into alleged game-poaching in May 2018 were unfounded. The Authority also found that ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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