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    Police Commissioner announces independent review of how police address bullying

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Chris Cahill said 25 percent of Police Association members said bullying was a serious problem in the latest survey, up from 20 percent a year ago.

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    Police Association concerned by escalation in Wairoa

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Chris Cahill told reporter Ben Strang the shooting at a police officer's home was a worrying escalation of tensions in the town.

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    More room for individual roles and personal circumstances in new meth sentencing guidelines

    Recent NewsStuff - Dominion Post

    Chris Cahill said the association supported more treatment being available in prison but had concerns about the sentencing bar being lowered.

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    Armed police to patrol three centre in new trial

    Recent NewsNewshub

    Chris Cahill said the Police Association had been calling for some time for a change in the way police respond to firearm issues.

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    Chris Cahill: Armed response teams are well overdue

    Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

    Police Association president Chris Cahill told Heather du Plessis-Allan police have been wanting this for the past decade.

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    Police to trial new patrol SUV carrying armed cops in response to increased terror threat

    Recent NewsStuff

    The police commissioner has announced a six-month trial of a new fleet of armed cops to patrol areas with high numbers of firearms.

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