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Complaint about force used in Christchurch custody suite partially upheld

7 June 2022

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers were justified in using reasonable force to transfer a man between cells when he refused to cooperate and became aggressive.  However, some of the force used was excessive and the man was injured. 

Public Report (PDF 503 KB) Media Statement 

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