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Covid 19 coronavirus: Central Hawke's Bay police spat on, stood down for Covid 19 testing

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Two police constables have been stood down as a precaution, after being spat on by a woman who later claimed to have Covid-19 symptoms.

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Coronavirus: Worst districts for lockdown breaches revealed by police

Recent NewsNewshub

There were 1122 breaches of New Zealand's Covid-19 lockdown rules in Counties Manukau alone during alert level 4, new data has revealed.

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Mongols bikies gang banned from wearing patches in Government buildings

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Mongol bike gang members will no longer be allowed to set foot in schools, courts and other government buildings while wearing their patches.

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Police to end armed response teams trial

Recent NewsStar News Canterbury

The trial of police armed response teams in Canterbury ends on Sunday.

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Coronavirus: Reported crime is down but police fear hidden cases - and a post-lockdown surge

Recent NewsStuff

The preliminary data shows driving offences and crashes reduced by 57 per cent, theft and burglary by 42 per cent, and assaults by 26 per cent.

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Massive crash on Melbourne highway leaves four police officers dead

Recent NewsNZ Herald

TPAV secretary Wayne Gatt said it was a brutally sad reminder of the danger police face in the course of their service, every minute of every shift.

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