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Coronavirus: Spitting attacks on cops prompt call for tough penalties

Recent NewsStuff

Cahill said it was especially concerning if police officers or members of the public were spat on during the pandemic.

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Covid-19: Three police officers in self-isolation after being spat on

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Chris Cahill says the member of the public spat in their faces while being arrested about 10pm in Waitematā.

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Coronavirus: Police Association's Chris Cahill suggests curfew to ease pressure on officers during lockdown

Recent NewsNewshub

Chris Cahill has raised the concept of a nationwide curfew to ease pressure on police officers during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Wage subsidies unavailable for Police workers

Recent NewsRNZ

Some police employees are being told that if they don't take up new positions, they'll have to take unpaid leave during the lockdown.

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Covid-19: Confusing stay-home message clarified

Recent NewsBay of Plenty Times

Police Association president Chris Cahill said feedback from frontline staff was that the majority of people understood the rules and were complying.

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Coronavirus: Police want a 'safe place' for cops as concerns raised about infection

Recent NewsStuff

Chris Cahill said that police urgently want a 'safe place' to go in case of possible Covid-19 infection.

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