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Coronavirus: Police Commissioner Mike Bush outlines response to Covid-19

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Police Commissioner Mike Bush says the military will be called on if needed to ensure the public follow Government restrictions.

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Police Eagle trial ends: Has it made the city safer?

Recent NewsStar News Christchurch

Superintendent John Price said right from the first day of the trial - February 17 - the Eagle has been in demand.

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Christchurch shootout: Tolu Ma'anaiama jailed for nine years

Recent NewsNZ Herald

A fleeing driver who fired shots at pursuing police officers in a shootout last year has been jailed for nine years.

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Emergency mental health team aims to keep people out of hospital, police cells

Recent NewsRNZ

The 12 month trial, launched yesterday, is a joint effort from Wellington Free Ambulance, Capital and Coast DHB and the local police.

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Raft of charges after large-scale Christchurch police chase

Recent NewsStuff

A 29-year-old man has appeared in court on a raft of charges after a lengthy police chase through several Christchurch suburbs.

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Man arrested after alleged gun incident sparks Otago manhunt

Recent NewsNZ Herald

A man has been arrested after a long manhunt sparked by him allegedly pointing a gun at an officer, stealing a police car and leading a pursuit.

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