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Police dog bite in Ōtāhuhu justified

17 August 2021

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that an officer was justified in using a Police dog to assist in the arrest of a high-risk offender in Ōtāhuhu on 28 May 2020. Police had reasonable grounds for believing the man might be armed.

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