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Media releases 2023

31 January 2023

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police dog handler’s decision to command his dog to restrain two young people while arresting them for attempting to steal a car was a justified, necessary and proportionate response in the circumstances and the arrests were legally justified. 

26 January 2023

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in using force to detain a woman in rural Taranaki on 18 April 2021. 

 
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