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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 >>

Police Dog bite in Upper Hutt

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 11:19 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

31 October 2019 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer's use of a Police dog on a man who was being arrested was legally justified, because the officer believed the man posed a risk of serious injury to his fellow officers. More >>

First Police implementation report on fleeing drivers

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:21 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Authority welcomes today's release of the first quarterly report by Police setting out the steps Police have taken so far to implement the recommendations made in relation to Police's management of fleeing driver events. More >>

Shots fired at a driver in the Coromandel justified

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:19 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that it was reasonable for an officer to fire 21 shots at a driver who repeatedly drove towards and reversed at him in the Coromandel on 28 August 2017. More >>

IPCA Investigation into Bullying within New Zealand Police

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 1:18 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority intends to undertake an investigation into allegations of bullying and related issues within Police. More >>

Young tractor driver tasered after pursuit

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:55 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer's use of a Taser on a young person who had stolen a small tractor and led Police in a pursuit, was an unreasonable and excessive use of force. More >>

Police should not have pursued youths on Auckland motorway

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:41 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police should not have pursued a Toyota stolen by five young people the previous day in an aggravated robbery. More >>

Complaint that an officer directed intoxicated man to drive

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:18 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer in Te Araroa directed a man he suspected to be intoxicated to drive a short distance to a Police station, where the man failed an Evidential Breath Test. The Authority also determined that ... More >>

Pedestrian hit by fleeing driver

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 12:11 pm | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers responded in a timely and appropriate manner as soon as they were aware that a fleeing driver had hit a pedestrian. More >>

Second tasering unjustified following disorder in Picton

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:13 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was not justified in tasering a man for a second time during an arrest in Picton on 23 June 2018. More >>

Chairman to assist Hong Kong IPCC

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 11:12 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Chairman of the Authority, Judge Colin Doherty, has agreed to assist the Hong Kong Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) as a member of an international panel to provide high level advice to the IPCC in relation to its proposed "Thematic ... More >>

Breach of 'journalistic privilege' during unlawful search

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 10:18 am | Independent Police Conduct Authority

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the Police's unlawful search of Nicky Hager's property in October 2014 resulted from an unwitting neglect of duty and did not amount to misconduct by any individual officer. Police policy at the ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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