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.
Police have issued more than 32,000 pre-charge warnings for
petty crimes, resulting in a double-digit drop in charges
before district courts.
A fire that seriously damaged a police car at a Hamilton
station overnight is being treated as suspicious.
Police don't have the budget or resources to implement
recommendations from an inquiry into the Louise Nicholas rape
case, the Police Association says.
Police have cordoned off a house in Montgomery St, Hastings
after what is believed to be a domestic incident.
A police constable was punched and had a tooth broken as four
police officers using pepper spray and physical force
struggled to subdue a violent man in Northland.
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