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Actions of Police prior to death in custody were justified, Authority finds

17 April 2014 - A report by the Independent Police Conduct Authority on the death of Adam Palmer while in Police custody found the actions of Police were justified during the arrest. The report also found that Police took all possible steps to try and resuscitate Mr Palmer once his condition became apparent. More>>

Authority finds Police use of force during arrest justified

10 April 2014 - In releasing its report on the use of force by Police in arresting a high-risk man who posed a serious threat of harming himself or the officers at the scene, the Independent Police Conduct Authority found that Police complied with the law and Police policy, and were justified in their actions. More>>

Authority finds actions of Invercargill Police caused serious injury to local man

7 April 2014 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the serious injury to an Invercargill man, Mr Blair Taylor following a Police dog bite in April 2011. More>>

Authority releases reports on fatal pursuits in Auckland and Whanganui

27 March 2014 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released two separate reports on Police pursuits which ended in the death of five young people in Auckland and Whanganui last year.
finding in both cases that Police complied with the law and Police policy. More>>

Authority finds flaws in Christchurch Police investigation of off-duty officer

20 March 2014 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority review of a Police investigation into an assault on a Christchurch youth in 2011 by an off-duty Police officer has identified shortcomings on the part of Christchurch Police. More>>

Authority finds failings by Police in handling of 2005 car crash investigation

14 March 2014 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report has found that multiple failings by Southern District Police enabled the criminal conduct of two officers to go undiscovered following a car crash in Alexandra involving a Police officer and a 17-year-old. However, the Authority found no evidence of a conspiracy amongst the officers overseeing the crash investigation. More>>

Serious injury to truck driver following Police failure to record information

27 February 2014 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its summary report on the serious injury to a Dunedin truck driver following a collision with a cattle beast after a Police Communicator’s failure to record significant information during an emergency call. More>>

Report on serious injury from Police dog bite released

30 January 2014 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the serious injury to a Palmerston North man following a Police dog bite on 14 November 2012. The Authority found that Police followed all relevant policy and acted appropriately during the incident. More>>

Summary Report on Police response to complaints made by Ashlee Edwards

19 December 2013 - The Authority’s investigation found that the Police response to Ms Edwards’ complaints relating to  protection order breaches by her former partner Jimmy Akuhata, were poorly managed and grossly inadequate. More>>

Summary Report on fatal pursuit of James Dean Miles

14 November 2013 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report into the death of 18 year-old James Dean Miles following a Police pursuit north of Katikati in late 2012, finding Police followed all relevant Policy and acted appropriately during the pursuit. More>>

Report on fatal Police shooting of Lachan Kelly-Tumarae

24 October 2013 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority today released its report on the fatal Police shooting of nineteen-year-old Lachan Kelly-Tumarae in Omahu, a small settlement west of Hastings, in March 2011.  More>>

Report on Police closure of a party at 70 Homebush Road, Khandallah

17 October 2013 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report has found that Police acted contrary to law in entering a private residence on Homebush Road, Khandallah, Wellington in the early hours of 5 September 2009.  More>>

Report on Police closure of a party at 70 Homebush Road, Khandallah - Speech Notes

17 October 2013 - Press conference speech notes for Independent Police Conduct Authority Chair, Judge Sir David Carruthers.  More>>

 

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