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Anxious time for police in South

Anxious time for police in South

Southern police face an uncertain couple of months.

Knife held to mother's throat in front of child

Knife held to mother's throat in front of child

A 44-year-old man was arrested after allegedly holding a knife to a woman's throat in front of her 12-year-old child on Saturday night.

More use of safety orders in Dunedin

More use of safety orders in Dunedin

More police safety orders are being issued in Dunedin each year to combat domestic violence, harassment and intimidation.

Tolley disputes survey

A Police Association survey highlighting concern over frontline resources and cuts to non-sworn staff has been dismissed by Police Minister Anne Tolley.

Police page likeable

With more than 5000 ''likes'' in about five months, the Dunedin police Facebook page is proving to be a valuable tool, police say.

Valuables in view bring warnings

Dozens of people have been contacted by Dunedin police after leaving valuables in plain sight in their cars.

Police say protocol kept Dunedin family in dark about death

New Zealand Police say protocol was responsible for the delay in notifying a Dunedin mother of the death of her Dunedin-born son in a Thai apartment complex.

Police cars torched in Lyttelton

Police cars torched in Lyttelton

Two police cars have been torched in suspected arson attacks in Lyttelton overnight.

Dodgy drivers beware: patrols go hi-tech

Dodgy drivers beware: patrols go hi-tech

A crime fighting device capable of detecting dodgy drivers, unsafe vehicles and criminals is being trialled by police on Dunedin streets.

Cop investigated over alleged assault

Cop investigated over alleged assault

One of Auckland's top police officers is being investigated by fellow police.

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