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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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'Decriminalisation' drug law change tightened at 11th hour

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Police Association President Chris Cahill commented on the bill as it passed its third reading in Parliament.

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Police warn against volunteer rural cops

Recent News1News

Police are strongly against any move to set up a volunteer rural constabulary, saying volunteers could expose the public and themselves to risk.

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