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Police's use of force during the Waikeria Prison riot justified

25 June 2024

On 29 December 2020, Police were called to help Corrections deal with a riot that broke out at Waikeria Prison and lasted until 3 January 2021.

The Authority found that the Police’s use of force to defend themselves and Corrections staff during that time was justified.

Public Summary Report (PDP 189 KB) 

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