Police were not responsible for the death of a 14-year-old passenger in a pursued vehicle.
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The Authority has recommended that Police amend their pursuit policy to provide clearer guidance on when pursuits may begin.
Police failed to adequately assess and care for Juanita Shaw, who died of a methadone overdose in a Police cell in August 2007.
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A Police pursuit that led to the death of 16-year-old Rangi Wano did not comply with policy and should have been abandoned, and the pursuing officer's actions bordered on misconduct.
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The Police were justified in the force they used to arrest Henry Bailey.
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A Police pursuit which ended in the death of 18-year-old Dion Martin was lawful and complied with Police pursuit policy.
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A Police pursuit which ended in the death of 52-year-old motorcyclist David Fowler was lawful and complied with Police pursuit policy.
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A Police pursuit that ended with the death of 17-year-old Jamie McElrea should have abandoned prior to the fatal crash.
Auckland Police officers complied with policy in the pursuit of Ritchie Nehua Angell and did not cause his death.
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The Auckland Police officer who seriously injured teenager Farhat Buksh was breaking the law and Police policy and should not have been speeding.
Police reached higher speeds than would normally be acceptable during a fatal pursuit in Palmerston North on 6 July 2008. However, the pursuit was justified.
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The Police officer who restrained Jonathan Ripia was complying with the law and did not cause Mr Ripia's death from positional asphyxia.
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The Police officer who shot Stephen Jon Bellingham in Christchurch in 2007 was acting in self defence at the time of the shooting, but the officer’s earlier actions had limited his options to safely contain Mr Bellingham.
The Authority found no evidence of misconduct or neglect of duty on the part of Police in relation to the shooting of Steven Wallace in Waitara on 30 April 2000.
Police have been cleared of misconduct or neglect of duty over a fatal pursuit in Timaru on 9 February 2008, but the Authority has expressed concern that a pursuit arising from a routine failure to stop had such a tragic outcome.
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