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No excessive force used by Police after being called to an attempted suicide in Whakamarama

1 December 2020


The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers did not use excessive force when dealing with a woman whose partner was concerned she was trying to commit suicide. Within the limits of their training, they acted in a way that they thought was necessary to ensure her welfare.

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