Police

New 'one size fits all' police structure adopted

New 'one size fits all' police structure adopted

Time will tell whether a ''one size fits all'' police structure developed in Auckland works in the South, New Zealand Police Association president Greg O'Connor says.

Crime prevention message conveyed

Crime prevention message conveyed

Police are on the beat and delivering crime prevention advice to Dunedin communities.

Man killed, woman seriously injured in drag train smash

Man killed, woman seriously injured in drag train smash One of the vehicles in a horror Allanton crash which killed a 20-year-old man and left a woman fighting for her life was taking part in a "drag-train".

Second arrest in homicide inquiry may not be last

Second arrest in homicide inquiry may not be last

A second arrest has been made after two Oamaru properties were searched on Saturday as part of the homicide inquiry into the violent death of a 35-year-old dairy worker in his home at Elderslie last week.

Teens' escape bid terminated

Teens' escape bid terminated

A group of teens who tried to flee police in their car lasted just 10 seconds before crashing into a fence early yesterday.

Hep C fears after officers spat on

Hep C fears after officers spat on

Three Dunedin police officers and a prison officer must wait several months for blood-test results after being spat at by two offenders, one of whom said he had hepatitis C, the Dunedin District Court heard yesterday.

No cuts found on hands

No cuts found on hands

No cuts or marks were noted on Robin Bain's hands following his death because there were no cuts or marks, the Dunedin pathologist who examined his body says.

Police investigating fires

Police investigating fires

Dunedin police are investigating two suspected arsons in South Dunedin early on Saturday.

Coroner's verdict next week in Sydney

Coroner's verdict next week in Sydney

A coroner's finding into the death of a former Dunedin woman - whose family believe she was killed, rather than took her own life - should be revealed next week.

Green Island residents urged to report suspicious behaviour

Police are asking Green Island residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious characters in the neighbourhood after a series of daytime burglaries over the past week.

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