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Waikato Officer investigated for misleading the Court about the need for an arrest warrant

11 July 2023

The Authority oversaw a Police investigation into a complaint alleging a Waikato officer misled the Court in his application for an arrest warrant. The Police investigation found the officer’s actions did not amount to criminal or negligent conduct. However, the complaint highlighted training opportunities for Police staff.

The Authority agrees with this outcome.

IPCA: 22-14670

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