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Police investigate Waikato Officer’s involvement in a Fleeing Driver incident   

6 December 2023

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a notification where an officer continued to pursue a fleeing driver after being instructed not to. 

Police conducted an employment investigation and found the officer involved did not hear the initial direction to stop pursuing the vehicle, which is why they continued to follow the fleeing driver. When the second direction was given, the officer complied and abandoned the pursuit. 

Police did not uphold the allegations against the officer. We agree with the outcome of their investigation. 

IPCA: 23-18049

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