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Police Association welcomes tighter gun laws and national register

Recent NewsNZ Herald

The Police Association is backing the Government's second tranche of gun reforms, which includes tighter controls and a national register.

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Reputation of police at stake after breath-testing in homes claim

Recent News1News

Chris Cahill said more people would be tempted to flee from officers if there wasn't a law allowing police to breath-test people in their homes.

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New Zealand begins first gun buy back collection

Recent NewsABC News

Police Association president Chris Cahill said he expected a positive response to the gun buy back collection events.

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Concern as police seize 'prolific' number of guns in BOP

Recent NewsNZ Herald [Premium content]

Police officers are coming across more and more firearms in their daily work, sparking concerns for their safety.

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NZ firearms licences granted to 639 Australians with criminal convictions

Recent NewsRNZ

Police Association President Chris Cahill said there was no way for police to get information about previous convictions in some countries.

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Police cars to be fitted with barriers to protect officers

Recent NewsNZ Herald

The Police Association is supportive of new barriers being installed in police cars to protect frontline officers from violent passengers.

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