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Reports on investigations 2007


Independent Police Conduct Authority

Review of Operation Austin

11/12/07 – The Authority found that complaints by former Assistant Commissioner Clint Rickards over the conduct of Operation Austin, the police inquiry into allegations of sexual offending by Mr Rickards and other police officers in the Bay of Plenty in the 1980s, were not justified. Full report (PDF) Media release


Police Complaints Authority

Prime Ministerial Motorcade

October 2007 – Report into complaints and prosecutions arising from the Prime Ministerial motorcade between Waimate and Christchurch on 14 July 2004. Full report (PDF, 692KB)

Police response to 'Free Tibet' protest

October 2007 – Report on the Police Complaints Authority’s investigation of complaints by persons who protested against China’s actions in Tibet during the state visit to Wellington by the President of the People’s Republic of China on 14 September 1999. Full report (PDF, 525KB)

Death of Christopher Scott Murdoch

February 2007 – Report of the Police Complaints Authority on the investigation into the death of Christopher Scott Murdoch in Auckland on 4 February 2004. Full report (PDF, 73.5KB)

Shooting of Michael Cheo Ali’imatafitafi

February 2007 – Report of the Police Complaints Authority on the non-fatal shooting of Michael Cheo Ali’imatafitafi at Auckland on 20 April 2004. Full report (PDF, 56.9KB)



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