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Pursuit and dog bite in Christchurch justified

22 June 2021

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers were justified in pursuing offenders who had stolen cars and burgled a liquor store in Christchurch on 11 November 2019. The use of a Police dog to assist in the arrest of one of the men was reasonable and proportionate.

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