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Reports on independent investigations 2024

Read summaries and reports of our investigations here.

From May 2024 our public reports will be either summary reports or longer "full" reports, depending on the nature of the incident or complaint we investigated. Summary reports provide a brief overview of our investigations and our findings, while full reports provide a more comprehensive analysis of the issues we examined and are accompanied by a media statement.

28 March 2024

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police were justified in using force to stop and arrest a man escaping from a Police operation in Palmerston North on 26 July 2021.

 

14 March 2024

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers were justified in shooting Mr Witika outside his burning house in Glen Eden.

Public Report (PDF 542 KB) Media Statement 

 

5 March 2024

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that officers in Hamilton acted unlawfully in arresting a man in a Hamilton carpark on 10 June 2022.

Public Report (PDF 395 KB) Media Statement 

 

29 February 2024

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that a Police officer was justified in deciding to shoot at an armed man during a siege in Stratford in March 2023.

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