Top New Zealand police officers could be lured to run British
police forces under a proposed shake-up in the UK.
A mob attack on a lone Waikato police officer could have
turned even uglier had he drawn his pistol, Police
Commissioner Peter Marshall says.
A police officer attacked by a mob in the coastal Waikato
town of Kawhia on Friday night has expressed his gratitude
for the help he received from locals.
Petty crime: no matter if it is a stolen bottle of milk, a
nicked kid's bike or a garden gnome gone walkabout, it still
matters to someone, and it still matters to police in the
South. Hamish McNeilly reports.
A police officer has been charged with assault following an
incident before Christmas when he used his baton while
allegedly under attack.
At least 67 police staff have been arrested in the past three
years while serving on the force. Some of the charges include
dealing LSD, assault, drink-driving and theft.
A motorist travelling at 135kmh in the central North Island
is among bad drivers caught by a police "eye in the sky".
Police have expressed confidence in their use of ankle
bracelets, despite figures revealing 13% of defendants have
escaped electronic monitoring since the scheme was introduced
Police and iwi have set tough targets for reducing Maori
offending and road fatalities as part of a new Whanau Ora
Police have admitted there were things they should have done
better to ensure the validity of search warrants used to
search the homes of two Dunedin ACC claimants.
more roadtests & reviews
search cars for sale
Submit your news & photos - Login or
Opinion? Have your say - Login or Register
event or notice
Add a photo
Make ODT my
Otago Daily Times print and digital edition, The
Star - Dunedin, The News - Central Otago, The
Ensign - Gore, Southland Express -
Invercargill, The Courier - Timaru, Queenstown Times - Queenstown, Mountain Scene -
Queenstown, Extra! schools
Times South Canterbury