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    Police News goes digital this month

    Media ReleasesNZPA

    The April edition of the Police Association’s monthly magazine Police News is published in digital form only.

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    Coronavirus: Spitting attacks on cops prompt call for tough penalties

    Recent NewsStuff

    Cahill said it was especially concerning if police officers or members of the public were spat on during the pandemic.

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    Covid-19: Three police officers in self-isolation after being spat on

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    Chris Cahill says the member of the public spat in their faces while being arrested about 10pm in Waitematā.

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    Coronavirus: Police Association's Chris Cahill suggests curfew to ease pressure on officers during lockdown

    Recent NewsNewshub

    Chris Cahill has raised the concept of a nationwide curfew to ease pressure on police officers during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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    Wage subsidies unavailable for Police workers

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Some police employees are being told that if they don't take up new positions, they'll have to take unpaid leave during the lockdown.

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    Covid-19: Confusing stay-home message clarified

    Recent NewsBay of Plenty Times

    Police Association president Chris Cahill said feedback from frontline staff was that the majority of people understood the rules and were complying.

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