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Officer driving a Police vehicle in Auckland collides with another vehicle

24 February 2020

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a notification where a Police officer in Auckland driving a Police vehicle, failed to stop and collided with the back of another car causing damage to both vehicles. The investigation found the officer had momentarily fallen asleep and was at fault for the collision.

Police issued him with a Written Traffic Warning for Careless Driving and imposed an appropriate performance sanction on him.

The Authority agreed with both the Police finding and the outcome.

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