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Reports on independent investigations 2023

Read summaries and reports of our investigations here.

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.

Public Report (PDP 413 KB) Media Statement 

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.

Public Report (429 KB) Media Statement



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