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Reports on investigations 2008

Police response to a party at Edgeware Road, Christchurch

18 December 2008 

Police were not responsible for the deaths of two young women at a party in Edgeware Road, Christchurch in 2007. 

Full report (PDF 694 KB) Media release

Complaint by Bruce Van Essen

21 September 2008 

The Authority recommends that Police tighten policies on conduct of searches and conflicts of interest. 

Full report (PDF 772 KB) Media release

Traffic incident involving Howard Broad

5 July 2008 

The Authority has found no evidence to support an allegation that Police Commissioner Howard Broad pulled rank and refused a breath test at a traffic stop in 1992. 

Full report (PDF 465 KB) Media release

Fatal pursuit of Lance Duff and two others

23 June 2008 

A fatal pursuit in Auckland in 2006 briefly reached speeds that were not justified. However, Police were not responsible for the deaths involved. 

Full report (PDF 520 KB) Media release

The shooting of Graeme Burton

25 February 2008 

The Authority has praised the courage of the police officers who shot and arrested murderer Graeme Burton early last year, but criticised other aspects of police handling of Burton’s case. 

Full report (PDF 1.26 MB) Media release




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