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Under law we are fully independent

If you have a complaint about the NZ Police, you can come to us

Whaia te pono, kia puawai ko te tika

Seek the truth, that justice may prevail

Police Complaints Authority reports 2000 - 2006


2006

Fatal shooting of Haidar Ebbadi Mahdi at Auckland on 14 August 2004

14 December 2006

The Authority has concluded, following a thorough investigation of this incident, that no misconduct or neglect of duty on the part of any Police officer has been disclosed.

Full report of the Police Complaints Authority into the fatal shooting of Haidar Ebbadi Mahdi at Auckland on 14 August 2004 (PDF 158 KB)

Police response to a 111 emergency call made from Piha by Iraena Asher on Sunday 10 October 2004

18 January 2006

The Police investigation into their response to Ms Asher’s 111 call concluded that the call was mishandled by the Dispatcher and the Sergeant but not by the Call Taker.

Full report of the Police Complaints Authority into Police response to a 111 emergency call made from Piha by Iraena Asher on Sunday 10 October 2004 (PDF 123 KB)

2005

Complaint by John Albert Menzies arising out of an incident on 8 July 2000 near the Dunollie Hotel, Runanga

30 September 2005

Full report of the Police Complaints Authority on a complaint by John Albert Menzies arising out of an incident on 8 July 2000, Runanga (PDF 107 KB)

Deaths of Erin Burgess and Kuran Brunton in Northland, May 2003

1 September 2005

Full report of the Police Complaints Authority into the deaths of Erin Burgess and Kuran Brunton in Northland in May 2003 (PDF 156 KB)

Non-fatal shooting of Jason Edward Williams, Christchurch 21 November 2001

17 May 2005

Full report into the non-fatal shooting of Jason Edward Williams at Christchurch on 21 November 2001 (PDF 64 KB)

2004

Industrial protest action on the Lyttelton waterfront 29 December 1999 during which Ms Christine Clarke suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a vehicle driven by Mr Derek Powell

29 April 2004

Complaint about Police conduct in respect of industrial protest action on the waterfront at Lyttelton on 29 December 1999 during which Ms Christine Clarke suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle driven by Mr Derek Powell (PDF 149 KB)

2003

Issues arising from a Police Undercover Operation conducted in 1993 and 1994

5 September 2003

Full report on certain issues arising out of a Police Undercover Operation conducted in 1993 and 1994 (PDF 65 KB)

Police response to a call to the scene of a double homicide, Rongotea, 16 December 2001

22 August 2003

Full report on an inquiry into the Police response to a call to the scene of a double homicide at Rongotea on 16 December 2001 (PDF 198 KB)

2001

Death of Leisha Ann Bourne in Wanganui 29 February 2000

26 November 2001

Full report on the death of Leisha Ann Bourne in Wanganui on 29 February 2000 (PDF 143 KB)

Shooting of Gordon Drewett at Auckland on 6 August 1999 

1 October 2001 

Full report on the on the shooting of Gordon Drewett at Auckland on 6 August 1999 (PDF 162 KB)

26-year-old male shot and injured by a Police officer at Invercargill 16 February 2000

14 August 2001 

Full report on a 26-year-old male shot and injured by a Police officer at Invercargill on 16 February 2000 (PDF 241 KB)

2000

Shooting of Edwin Leo 1 July 1999

5 May 2000 

Full report on the shooting of Edwin Leo near Helensville on 1 July 1999 (PDF 200 KB)

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