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A question of fairness over gun law reforms

Recent NewsNewsroom

Police Association president Chris Cahill said that given the events of Christchurch on March the 15th, nothing could be considered an overreaction.

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High-speed police driver training on roads 'not worth risk'

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Police Association president Chris Cahill said the idea was worth exploring but it was probably not viable, as the risks were too great.

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Police union warns MPs gangs and criminals with guns increasing risk to public

Recent NewsStuff

In his oral submission, Chris Cahill warned politicians it is time to start cracking down on the increasing risk of criminals and gangs with guns.

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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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