22 November 2011
Two experienced Police officers have been found to have breached policy during separate pursuits of fleeing drivers, after investigations by the Independent Police Conduct Authority.
Full report fatal pursuit of Jason Downes (PDF 882 KB)
Full report, serious injury pursuit Benjamin Eden (PDF 982 KB)
07 September 2011
Investigations of fatal pursuits in Blenheim and Onehunga that resulted in the deaths of three people have found the Police officers complied with policy and acted lawfully in both cases.
Full report Blenheim pursuit (PDF 833 KB)
Full report Onehunga pursuit (PDF 870 KB)
05 August 2011
The investigation of a fatal Police pursuit in Christchurch in June 2010 has concluded officers were justified in commencing it and largely complied with policy throughout.
Full report (PDF 875 KB)
11 July 2011
An investigation of a fatal collision involving a Police officer in Northland in July 2009 has concluded the officer’s actions were not unlawful.
Full report (PDF 858 KB)
01 July 2011
The death in custody of a Whakatane man in December 2008 was marked by omissions and failures by Police officers and Police management and amounted to a breach of the Police duty of care.
Full report (PDF 1.2 MB)
16 June 2011
The Police officer involved in a fatal pursuit near Hamilton in March 2010 has been found to have complied with law and policy, following an investigation by the Independent Police Conduct Authority.
Full report (PDF 877 KB)
6 May 2011
Investigations of two separate Police pursuits which occurred in 2010 have found officers were justified in commencing the pursuits, one of them fatal, and one resulting in serious injuries.
Full Report, Picton pursuit (PDF 770 KB)
Full report, Parnell pursuit (PDF 860 KB)
8 April 2011
Investigations into the deaths of three motorists involved in separate accidents with Police during 2010 have found Police largely complied with policy in two of the incidents, but not in the third.
Full report, Leith David Barnes (PDF 417 KB)
Full report, Michael Roden Plimmer (PDF 335 KB)
24 February 2011
An investigation of the way Police dealt with a request to release a file regarding Auckland broadcaster Tony Veitch has found a number of errors, in a case that has wider public interest implications.
17 February 2011
The Independent Police Conduct Authority is urging Police to continue the momentum for positive change in child abuse investigations, after finding serious failures in the Wairarapa and elsewhere.
7 February 2011
The Police pursuit of a driver who killed two other motorists in Christchurch was justified and was conducted according to law and policy.