Only four of the country's top eight police officers have
passed a new fitness test.
Seventeen Otago or Southland drivers will be appearing in
court on drink-driving charges after the Easter weekend blitz
Police are appealing for the return of a personal alarm,
after it was lost in North Dunedin early yesterday.
Police have rejected introducing tougher physical testing
times for older officers.
A police officer suffered a gash to the head from a flying
bottle after police tried to break up a brawl in Auckland
early this morning.
''Team Hot Fuzz'' had a close shave for a good cause in
Hundreds of police officers across the country have been
withdrawn from the front line from today and told not to
interact with the public, after failing a key fitness test,
it has been revealed.
Southern police have unwittingly disclosed sensitive
information about a major drug bust, but say it has not
compromised the privacy or safety of those involved.
Just a week on the job and the Dunedin police Facebook page
may have achieved its first success.
Southern police have stepped up the number of foot patrols
over the past year.
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