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Mana Whanonga Pirihimana Motuhake

Police Officer sanctioned in Bay of Plenty District for returning Coronial property without authorisation

19 November 2019

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a notification where a Police officer returned property to a deceased person's family, contrary to instructions from the officer in charge. The item was an exhibit in an active Coronial investigation and required for that purpose. The officer's conduct was addressed through an employment process and the officer was sanctioned.

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