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    Police review prisoner custody after four escapes in a week

    Recent NewsRNZ

    NZPA vice president Craig Tickelpenny said officers needed to be alert on the job at all times.

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    Suspects escaping custody 'a wakeup call for officers'

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police Association Vice-President Marcia Murray told Morning Report that mistakes do happen.

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    Police defend officers after fleeing suspect steals their guns

    Recent NewsNewshub

    Police Association President Chris Cahill said the officer's mistake of leaving keys in the patrol car could have happened to anyone.

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    10,000 firearms handed in after first month of firearms buyback scheme

    Recent NewsABC News

    Chris Cahill told ABC News Australia that police are happy with the progress.

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    Christchurch police resources stretched hunting three fugitives on the run

    Recent NewsTVNZ

    Thirty police are searching for three different armed men in Christchurch, putting stress on police resources.

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    Police Association supports Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill despite challenges

    Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

    Police Association President Chris Cahill told Mike Hosking about challenges for police around implementing the new laws.

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