Police

Police ask for return of alarm lost at party callout

Police ask for return of alarm lost at party callout

Police are appealing for the return of a personal alarm, after it was lost in North Dunedin early yesterday.

Police reject tougher fitness test limit

Police have rejected introducing tougher physical testing times for older officers.

Officer hit by bottle during brawl break-up

Officer hit by bottle during brawl break-up

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 force for good

Team Hot Fuzz force for good

''Team Hot Fuzz'' had a close shave for a good cause in Dunedin yesterday.

Unfit officers taken off frontline

Unfit officers taken off frontline

Hundreds of police officers across the country have been withdrawn from the front line from today and told not to interact with the public, after failing a key fitness test, it has been revealed.

Police error releases drug bust data

Police error releases drug bust data

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.

Facebook page gets quick result for police

Facebook page gets quick result for police

Just a week on the job and the Dunedin police Facebook page may have achieved its first success.

Increase in foot patrols

Southern police have stepped up the number of foot patrols over the past year.

Police spend $9m on uniform costs

Police spend $9m on uniform costs

The bill to taxpayers for clothing police and dry-cleaning their uniforms last year was more than $9 million. Figures released under the Official Information Act reveal police forked out $1.08 million on dry-cleaning, $5.5 million on clothing (2011-12 financial year) and $2.46 million for plain-clothes allowance (2012 calendar year).

Top cops could be lured to UK

Top New Zealand police officers could be lured to run British police forces under a proposed shake-up in the UK.

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