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Police response to the actions of Rhys Warren

19 July 2018


The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that the tactical decision-making and control and command exercised by Police in response to shots fired near Kawerau on 9 March 2016 was highly flawed and placed Police officers at risk. The Authority also found that Police were justified in shooting at Rhys Warren in the circumstances.

Public Report (PDF 952 KB) Media Statement


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